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Sobacha - Crushed roasted buckwheat 300g


15,20 € tax incl.

Description : In Japan, buckwheat seeds (soba in Japanese) are mainly used to make sobacha, a caffeine-free and calorie-free infusion known for its antioxidant properties. Roasted buckwheat is also often used in pastries and other desserts. In this product, the buckwheat seeds are crushed for a faster infusion and easier integration in pastries. 

Flavor : A crunchy texture and a roasted flavor that reveal a rounder and sweeter taste, with a good length. 

Use : For a hot infusion, infuse 2 teaspoons of sobacha during 1-2 minutes. For a cold infusion, infuse 1 to 2 minutes 4 teaspoons of sobacha in 1L of hot water and let it cool. The sobacha can also be used to make other drinks (latte, dalgona) or to flavor rice while it is cooking. It is delicious sprinkle on top of salads or soups. The crushed buckwheat seeds bring a crunchy texture to desserts: crème brûlée, warabimochi, pudding, ice cream, as well as bread, biscuits or cereal bars.

Ingredients : Buckwheat 100%

Allergen: Buckwheat

Preservation : Store in a cool dry place, away from light.

Origin : Japan

Shelf life : 18 months

Container : Plastic bag, paper box

Founded in 1945 in Nagano, Nikkoku focuses its production on products made from buckwheat, a plant also known as soba in Japan. Soba noodles, made from buckwheat flour, are already well-known, but Nikkoku wants to expand the range of products derived from soba with sobacha, an infusion rich in vitamins and antioxidants, buckwheat seeds that can used as a substitute for rice, or mixes helping with the preparation of the famous buckwheat pancakes (galettes) from Brittany. In addition to developing new products and new trends, the company makes a point of establishing healthy, safe and sustainable production procedures: exploitation of abandoned farmland, sales’ development of products made from local resources, reduction of industrial waste etc.

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