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You can use buckwheat for pizza dough, but it will not be anything like an actual wheat flour. Buckwheat isn't actually a grain and doesn't contain gluten. The gluten is what gives pizza dough it's chewy texture (and makes it stretchable when you're tossing the pie). You need to substitute something like xanthum gum to make up for it. If you want to go ...


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Buckwheat is more similar to a sunflower seed than grass cereal grains like wheat, but they have similar characteristics. Buckwheat has a hard outer shell (like wheat's chaff), with a starchy endosperm inside. It's the endosperm you need to grind into flour. I'm not certain, but I would guess the wheat you have already has its husk removed and is not the ...


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The very best option would be to cook sous vide; that way all of the aroma will stay in the bag. You don't need any special equipment. We don't have a recipe for grains specifically, but there is a good, free intro to cooking sous vide with just ZipLoc bags and a pot on the stove here: https://www.chefsteps.com/classes/sous-vide-cooking/landing#/ If that ...


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If you're looking for a traditional pizza dough, no it won't work. However, there's a style of pizza (seems to be centered around Maryland), that uses a biscuit style crust for pizza. If you wanted to make a gluten-free pizza crust, or really wanted to make a buckwheat pizza, that could be a viable route. Buckwheat does impart a different flavor than ...



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