(pronounced and sometimes spelled: ploye madawaska-yen)
HISTORY This recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES' FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Hebert Family Reunion recipe which comes from Therese Dufour. 
  • 2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • dash of baking soda
PREPARATION Combine all dry ingredients in sifter and sift into mixing bowl (hold baking soda). Mix with cold water to a smooth batter. Pour the boiling water over smooth mix and add a dash of baking soda. Pour a thin layer of this mixture on an extra hot cast-iron skillet or 'une poelonne'. Cook until top is covered with holes and fluffy. Serve hot.
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