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Wheat Flour

Milling Flour at Home

Sourcing good quality flour can be an arduous task. Furthermore, it’s difficult to know what’s been added and taken out of any store-bought flour you might buy. Home…

Wheat grain berries

Maris Wigeon Wheat Grain

In 1964 the Plant Breeding Institute (Cambridgeshire) developed the Maris Widgeon wheat grain strand. The name was taken from the HQ road. Tall wheat is susceptible to wind…

Wheat grain berries

Wheat Grain Advice & Guide

With an array of home grain mills available, milling your own flour from home is now easy. Get a grip on your grains with these helpful tips. Contents:…

Komo Grain Mill Instructions

Komo Milling Guide

Need some help with your new Komo grain mill? Here’s a handy list of what you can mill. What can you mill in a Komo grain mill? The…

Einkorn grain berries

Einkorn Grain – Information and Advice

Origin and History Einkorn, translated from German to English, means ‘single grain’. To put it simply, this is where Einkorn wheat grain gets the name from.  Einkorn wheat…

Challenger Bread Pan Guide

Challenger Bread Pan – Advice and Usage Guide

  If you’ve just bought a Challenger bread pan, here are some helpful tips to get the best from your pan. Cast-iron is the perfect material for cooking…

Sourdough bread proofing in a basket with visible gas bubbles. Homemade baking.

Autolyse – Baking Guide and How To

What does Autolyse mean? Autolyse is a simple method used in bread baking. It’s a term used to describe a rest period, of 20-60 minutes, after flour and…

Spelt Grain Kernels

Spelt Grain – Information and Advice

How does Spelt Grain taste? Spelt grain adds a sweet and fluffy dimension to your bake along with nutty accents. The grain is like barley – light, mild…

A Banneton

Bannetons – Advice and Guidance

What’s a Banneton? Bannetons help assist with dough shaping during the stage of proofing. Once dough has been mixed, it is commonly left to prove in a banneton.…

Fresh grain used for grinding or milling

Grain Mill Buying Guide

Want to make the jump from using store-bought flour to milling your own with a grain mill? Grain mills are becoming more popular every day for the freshness…

Wolfgang Mockmill Decorative Graphic

Mockmill Milling Guide

Need some help with your new Mockmill grain mill? Here’s a handy list of what you can mill and the scale to use. Milling information for Grain, Seeds…

Rye Grain Kernels - Dried

Rye Grain – Information and Advice

How does rye grain taste? Rye is a heritage grain which has a subtle nutty, pepper and malty taste on the palate. The strength of flavour varies between…

Emile Henry Pizza Stone Ridged with Pizza

Pizza Stone: Buying Guide

When buying a pizza stone, what are the key considerations you need to think about? What material should I choose? Who makes the best pizza stones? Can I…

Challenger bread pan in a kitchen

Cast and Spun Iron – Care and Usage Guide

Cast iron is commonly used in bakeware. The material is pretty much indestructible and the go-to choice for pans and skillets in domestic and commercial kitchens alike. It…

Sourdough bread proofing in a basket with visible gas bubbles. Homemade baking.

A guide to dough proofing

What is Proofing? Proofing is a term used to describe a stage in baking that relates to yeast. Typically, and following the working of, dough is left to…