Being a wheat and lactose intolerant my options for a quick breakfast are quite limited. Cereals with milk are out of the question and buying alternatives are just too expensive, especially now when we got hit by a major economic crisis in Cyprus with recession just being at its beginning, cost saving is a main priority. Thank God I come from Russia where the most traditional food, especially for breakfast, is cooked buckwheat and oat porridge.
Cooking every morning is time consuming and a lit bit of a hassle and so shortcuts are more than welcomed. I’ve learned a trick in Russia which was applied on buckwheat. You simply place buckwheat into a thermos with boiled water and leave it overnight, and voila you have cooked breakfast in the morning. I tried it right away and I was super amazed that it really works; super easy and cheap to have a ready, healthy no-cooking breakfast. Continue reading