What is 00 flour?
00 flour is a name given to medium coarsity wheat flour, commonly milled in Italy. The ‘zero’ rating is used in reference to the coarseness of flour. A 0 rating denotes a coarse type, 00 indicates a medium coarseness and a single 0 is given to very fine flour. 00, or double zero, flour is commonly used for everyday baked goods.
What is 00 flour used for?
00 flour can be used in a variety of baked goods that include: bread, ciabatta, focaccia, pizza, pasta.
00 flour has a light and fine consistency. It’s pale in colour with a binding aesthetic. Unlike standard flour, 00 has a fairly high protein rating of 13%+. This lends itself particularly well to dough elasticity and bread form and structure.