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Jeff’s seed crackers with Himalayan Tartary Buckwheat

We're developing quite the collection of recipes around Himalayan Tartary Buckwheat. Click around this site for upgrades to some recipe classics, like chocolate chip cookies and buckwheat pancakes.

This time we put our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Bland, in the hot seat. This is his favorite cracker recipe, with a lot of expert help from his friends at the Food Lab. This recipe is vegan, grain-free, and gluten-free. It’s fairly spicy, but easy to rework into a basic cracker that you can herb, spice, flavor, and top to your taste.

These crackers are half chewy and half crispy, with mouth-popping flavor. Our Food Lab recommends them as an appetizer, and we all recommend them as a satisfying snack. Enjoy!

Jeff’s spicy seed crackers

Yields around 120 1-½-inch crackers


½ cup Himalayan Tartary Buckwheat Flour

½ cup almond flour

⅓ cup tapioca flour

⅔ cup any combination of poppyseed, sesame seed, flaxseed, and/or pumpkin seed

¼ tsp freshly ground green peppercorns

1-⅔ cup boiling water

6 Tbsp tamari sauce

2 Tbsp sesame oil

1 Tbsp prepared wasabi

½ tsp garlic powder

Jeff's spicy seed crackers with HTB
Jeff's spicy seed crackers with HTB

Preheat oven to 400° F.

In a large bowl, stir together Himalayan Tartary Buckwheat Super Nutrition Flour, almond flour, tapioca flour, seeds, green peppercorn, and garlic powder.

Add boiling water, tamari, sesame oil, and wasabi, and blend thoroughly.

Allow dough to set up for 20 minutes in a warm spot on the counter. Lightly cover with a kitchen towel to prevent drying.

Drop heaping teaspoonfuls onto a baking sheet, and spread into thin rounds with the back of the teaspoon.

Bake for 15 minutes or until gently browned around the edges.

Some inspired toppers might include stone ground mustard with feta cheese, kimchi, veggie ceviche (cucumber and sweet peppers are our faves), and seaweed.

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