Monday, February 22, 2010

Ancient Buckwheat Kasha recipe


In the Russia kasha was always made in earthenware crockery.

Ingredients:
4 oz buckwheat
2/3 c water
3 tbsp butter
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Method:
Fill 3/4 of a pot with buckwheat groats, add salt, butter. Pour over boiling water up to the top. Stir in carefully. And put into the well heated oven for 3-4 hours. One hour before finishing, cover the pot with a large pan and turn upside down. A half an hour before serving, put wet fabric round in order that kasha falls off from the pot sides. Serve with cold baked milk or butter.

(References:
Recipe found here: http://www.ruscuisine.com/recipes/kashas/n--165/
Picture found here: http://www.blue-kitchen.com/
Buckweat Groat can be bought here: http://www.amazon.com/Bobs-Red-Mill-Buckwheat-16-Ounce/dp/B000EDBPZC)

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