Baking Glossary

Bread Flour

Strong bread flour is a common term used to describe a flour that is rich in protein.

The airated bubbles in bread and sourdough loafs require a strong structure and form typical of a high protein value.

Dough Proving

A process of resting a mixture of yeast, flour and water in a suitable setting. The intention of which is to cultivate and encourage fermentation.


A process of creating a protective coating on metal products. Thin oil is baked in (polyerization) and will repel irritants.