Where Have All The Flours Gone?

Baking during the pandemic, or, step away from the einkorn until you know what you’re doing.

Helen Cassidy Page
Sep 7, 2020 · 7 min read

But that’s not my news. I’ve been baking bread for over fifty years, and I’m on my second bread machine.

No matter, when it comes to poolish and proofing, I’m a boss.

Soap is to an unglazed clay pot like sand is to the gas tank of your car. You’d be spitting out soap bubbles.

This caused a run on flour and yeast as severe as the hoarding of toilet paper.

The dealings in flour started to resemble the tulip frenzy in the Netherlands in the 1600s.

Typically, you need less flour and more liquid as the grain tends to be thirstier than all-purpose wheat.

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Writer, editor, researcher, aging expert, life coach, sand tray coach. Read one of my 55 titles on Amazon: https://www.HelenCassidyPageBooks.com

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