Buckwheat-Sorghum Pancakes — Gluten-Free

If you prefer a plain pancake, the carob is optional in this recipe. You may have to reduce the amount of water to account for fewer dry ingredients. For a more decadent pancake, use cocoa powder instead. 2-1/2 cups buckwheat flour 2-1/2 cups sorghum flour 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/3 cup […]

First Sushi

The sushi I made this afternoon is beautiful, although for a first attempt, it was not without problems. I believe I either filled the rolls too full or didn’t roll them tightly enough. But I sure liked doing it and would like to try again. Now the test will be, will everyone like it? I […]

Buckwheat Greens May Be Toxic?

I was just looking around at the www.sproutman.com website (specifically, his article section). He’s got a link to a PDF article explaining that consuming large amounts of buckwheat greens may cause people to become phototoxic, or sensitive to light. The article cites veterinary scientific research that the author, Gilles Arbour, backs up with his and […]

Sprouting v. Hydroponics and Other Questions

Update (4/17/09) — Please see my comment below for further clarification of my thoughts on hydroponics. The book I got yesterday is called “Sprouts: The Miracle Food” by Steve Meyerowitz. It is subtitled with “The Complete Guide to Sprouting.” I am thrilled that it is a relatively new publication (1999). I have been reading it […]

More Sprouting

In my Azure order that came Monday, I received another set of 3 Sproutmaster trays. Now I have 7 trays. Plus I have one sprout screen that I interchange on about 3 different jars, using it to rinsing them in turn (if only I could find my cheesecloth!). With my increase of growing supplies, I […]