2 - 4 servings
A ploye, made with buckweat flour, is part of history and tradition for the Madawaska Valley and surrounding area. The ploye had a place of honour at the table for numerous families and would often replace the bread. A real ploye is not turned while cooking; it can be eaten with butter, molasses, sugar and maple syrup.
cup (250 mL) white flour
cups (500 mL) buckwheat flour from Madawaska
cups (500 mL) cold water
tsp (5 mL) fine salt
Mix it all and add 2 cups (500 mL) of boiling water, and 2 tsp. (10 mL) of baking powder. Cook in a hot pan on one side only.