Organic Whole Wheat Flour for Pastry
Our organic whole winter wheat flour for pastries is made by ''La Milanaise'' in Quebec from organic winter wheat. Its composition gives it more flexibility than traditional all-purpose flour. Being low in gluten, this flour is best suited for pastries. This flour will absorb more water than an unbleached white all purpose flour.
Winter wheat is unique as it is planted in the fall. The sprouts freeze during the winter and emerge in the spring.
Whole winter wheat flour is made from whole grain winter wheat and thus retains the nutrients found in whole grains. Whole grains have the 3 parts of the grain; The bran, endosperm and germ.
Whole grain flour health benefits come mainly from its high-fiber content. High-fiber grains help you with digestion, gut health, and weight management. The FDA even affirms that high-fiber, low-fat diets help reduce the risk of cancer and prevent coronary heart disease.
This organic flour can be used to make : baguettes and breads.
Locally grown in Canada, buying our organic whole winter wheat flour encourages local farmers and reduces pollution from long-distance transportation.
- Nothing beats vacuum sealing for freshness.
- Store below 15°C and < 65% humidity.
- Store in the dark as light degrades flavors.
- Mason jars make great storage containers.
- Can be frozen to prolong shelf life.