Fresh Flour, Fresh Bread
Milling and sifting started last night at around 8:00, I read to the kids then Daniella made sure they fell asleep as I went to the Mill House to start milling and sifting our neighbors wheat into flour for the morning’s bread and flour customers. Baguettes are kneaded, risen and folded, risen and folded, given shape and nestled in linen cloth. The last of the coals die and the earth oven...
What is Old Fashioned Wheat Flour?
Old Fashioned Wheat Flour, it is not a whole grain… but it does have bran, germ, and all the nutrients found in the wheat grain. We call it Old Fashioned because it is sifted after being stone ground through a fine mesh that is similar to the way fine flours would have been made in the days of our great grandparents. The mesh takes out larger bran particles but lets the fine ones...