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Dark Rye Flour

The History of Rye Flour and Rye Bread

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What is rye? Rye is a close relative of wheat and barley. It has a deep, rich taste and is packed with vitamins and nutrients. Rye became a staple food in Europe during the Middle Ages, where it was cultivated in Central and Eastern Europe and was used to produce…

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Organic Strong White Flour

What is Organic Flour?

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The organic market has been growing steadily over the past decade. In recent years, organic flour options have become routinely available at grocery stores. What makes organic flour “organic”? The difference between organic and conventional flour can be significant. Is it worth the higher price tag?  Making an impact Organic…

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Organic Strong White Flour

What is Strong Bread Flour and How to Use it

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Most people have heard of plain or self raising flour– but some bakers may have not heard of strong bread flour.  What is strong flour and what is it used for? Strong Bread Flour is Higher in Protein Strong bread flour is another name for bread flour. The main difference…

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Speciality Flours

Matthews Cotswold Flour Continues to Grow Rapidly with New Listings in Waitrose and Tesco Driven by Strong Consumer Demand for Speciality Flours

By | Flour

As seen in the press! Matthews Cotswold Flour, one of the UK’s oldest yet most innovative family-run flour mills is celebrating a key milestone in its meteoric lockdown-fuelled expansion, as it announces that it has secured listings for three of its speciality flours in Waitrose and increased its shelf presence…

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Sourdough starter

How to Make Sourdough Starter at Home

By | Flour

This starter is all-natural and, if properly tended, it will provide wonderful yeasty bread for years. If you enjoy the pride of healthy, self-sustaining and low cost home baking, try this sourdough-start starter kit! Ingredients 1/4 cup (50 ml) water 1/2 cup (50 g) of whole grain flour More water…

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Store-Bread-at-Home

How to Store Bread at Home

By | Baking quality, Flour

When it comes to storing bread, you have a whole lot of choices. Some are better than others, depending on what kind of bread you are looking to store. Whether you have just baked a loaf or recently bought fresh bread from the store, this article is here to help….

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