Current Issue
BB Past Issues
A Note From Marcy
Complete Recipe Index
Subscribe to BB
Subscriber Sign In
Free BB Classics
About Us
Contact Us
When Bakers Write - Features
Scent of A Baker
Books
Music and Dance
Product Reviews

Buckwheat Tea or Soba Cha (much like the word Chai which also means tea) buckwheat tea is one of those things only a minority of people outside Japan, where it comes from, seem to know much about. If you know kasha, then you are also acquainted with buckwheat grouts.
Although buckwheat is often thought of as a cereal, and the word wheat is in its name, buckwheat is related to sorrel, knotweed and rhubarb.

 Roasted, buckwheat it has a wonderful, full-bodied flavor. It’s often served as a pulse like chickpeas or as a starch side dish such as quinoa or rice, although it is more protein packed than it is a starch. Many crepe recipes are call for buckwheat flour.  You can find buckwheat tea at specialty tea suppliers, or Japanese stores, online or those in your neighbourhood, as well as health food stores (whose buckwheat is more likely to be organic).

This is a soothing, mellow drink, caffeine free (unlike green tea) and offers no limit of healthy benefits from aiding in digestion, lowering blood pressure, managing diabetes, weigh gain or helping with weight loss and is overall, a calming brew.

Because buckwheat tea is earthy and nutty, I ‘soothe’ it down with either a slice of orange or tangerine or alternatively, this way, with mint and Greek honey. It’s sublime.

If you find raw buckwheat, pan roast it (toss it in a non-stick pan over low heat until it roasts and turns a medium brown), otherwise just follow my recipe. The best buckwheat tea I’ve discovered so far is from www.Harney.com



If you are already a BetterBaking.com yearly subscriber, click here to sign in.

Please Note: Recipes are not refundable. Once purchased, you have 24 hours to access your recipe.

If you want to purchase this one recipe Buckwheat Tea with Mint Leaves and Greek Honey, click here to purchase at $2.49 per recipe.


Hi there, fellow home and pro baker and fan of great recipes….

This very special, original recipe you requested and is describe above is available for
$2.49 U.S. via our BetterBaking.Com Pay-By-Recipe feature.  

 

Unlike our free recipes, most of our Recipe Archive recipes are available one at a time. Just pick and choose which recipe you want. Then click on the Paypal button and you will receive the information you need to retrieve the recipe as soon as your Paypal payment is processed (usually instant). You can save the recipe or print it out and you have access to the recipe for 1 day. Each recipe is a separate purchase.  

 

All our recipes have a unique, descriptive headnote describing what that recipe is about. You find recipes by searching buy category by putting a search word in the search box on the Complete Recipe Archive page.  

 

These recipes are for your use only. We ask that you honor our copyright by not sharing your password, nor posting the recipes elsewhere on other websites, nor reprinting them. These recipes are the intellectual property of Marcy Goldman & BetterBaking.Com. If you need assistance with any recipe, please do contact us. We advise you store or file your BetterBaking.com recipes as you purchase them.

 

Happy Baking from BetterBaking.com,

Marcy Goldman

Head Baker, Editor, and Host

www.BetterBaking.com

Est. 1997

 

Printer-Friendly VersionRecommend This Page