Buckwheat Pancakes with Cottage Cheese + Walnuts + Caramelized Apples

buckwheat pancakes, gluten free, great breakfast, Copyright aldentegourmet blog, Copyright Aldyth Moyla Photography

The first time I was introduced to buckwheat flour was thanks to a Japanese friend of mine and her lovely soba noodles—which I happened to like a lot. Years later I’ve re-discovered buckwheat flour in a French cooking class while learning the beauty of making ‘Galette’ { thin french pancake}. A savory thin buckwheat flour crepe—which is extremely delicious to the taste, healthy, light and gluten-free. Absolutely hard to resist too! But that’s another story...

However, there are many things that could be made with buckwheat flour. And one of my favorites is buckwheat pancakes! I really heart buckwheat flour or as french called it...'dark flour'! Pancakes are our perfect treat for a lazy weekend breakfast and sometimes afternoon snack. Maybe you're asking yourself; pancakes in the afternoon?... Well, yes that sometimes happen in our home.  I usually served these pancakes with cottage cheese or ricotta and caramelized fruits, mostly caramelized apples.

Last week I received a beautiful huge bag of buckwheat flour from my friend B.—one of my best friend-She’s such a sweet and funny person- whose personality I love and admire. Thanks, B.

So on Sunday, after playing chess and relaxing for a while, we started to feel hungry again. And that makes us crave for pancakes. I cooked some buckwheat pancakes, with a touch of soft brown sugar. Just the perfect snack to satisfy our craving.The leftover pancakes were wrapped and frozen for future breakfasts and afternoon snacks.


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