The Essential Home-Ground Flour Book: Learn Complete Milling and Baking Techniques, Includes 100 Delicious Recipes


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How to create flour at home.

The many benefits of home flour milling include taste and flavor and the appeal of making a healthy food that tastes good and is seriously nutritous. Home ground flour milling can also save countless dollars just in the cost of bread alone, especially for those with special dietary needs and restrictions, and improved health leads to reduced medical costs.

This comprehensive how-to details the whole process behind home flour milling with features such as:

The history of whole grains and grain anatomy Benefits of commercially milled flour vs home milled flour Tools and equipment for home flour milling Baking basics including mixing methods and techniques — the importance of gluten and moisture Going with the grains — a thorough description of grains such as barley, rye, kamut and buckwheat Nut flours such as almond Baking with freshly milled grains.

There are also 100 recipes for tasty quick breads, rolls and buns, muffins, pancakes, coffee cakes, biscuit and scones, cookies, brownies and pastries, plus others that are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.

The Home Ground Flour Book is ideal for anyone who wants to create their own flours.


From the Publisher

Freshly ground flour is more nutritious than store bought and also tastes betterFreshly ground flour is more nutritious than store bought and also tastes better

ALMOND FLOURALMOND FLOUR

OAT FLOUROAT FLOUR

CORN FLOURCORN FLOUR

ALMOND FLOUR

Almond flour is a great gluten-free flour alternative for people who do not have tree-nut allergies. It should be used in moderation, as it is high in calories and fat, particularly omega-6 fatty acids. Almond flour provides vitamin E, manganese and magnesium. An occasional dessert made with almond flour can be a wonderfully nutritious treat.

OAT FLOUR

Oat flour has a sweet, slightly nutty flavor. Because it does not contain gluten, it must be blended with wheat to make yeast breads, using no more than 25% oat flour. However, it can be used either alone or blended with other grain flours to make cookies and quick breads such as muffins and pancakes. Oat flour gives baked goods a soft texture and a sweet flavor that complements spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

CORN FLOUR

Flour made from white corn is milder in flavor than that made from yellow corn. Either can be used to make corn flour or cornmeal. Because of its tougher hull, popcorn produces a slightly coarser flour than dent corn, even when a micronizing mill is used. The coarser texture resembles cornmeal, and some people prefer this grind over corn flour for making cornbread.

Most people are unaware of the potential nutritional value Most people are unaware of the potential nutritional value

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Robert Rose; Illustrated edition (May 10, 2016)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0778805344
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0778805342
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.5 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 0.63 x 10 inches

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