FLOUR & OATS
Q: Which flour is the best for baking bread?
A: Our High-Gluten Flour is recommended for bread. Gluten is the ingredient that helps the bread to rise. This flour works well in a bread machine.
Q: Which of your flours are gluten free?
A: Buckwheat, Brown Rice, Coconut, Almond Flour, Potato Starch, Tapioca Flour.
Q: What kind of wheat are the different kinds of flour made from?
A: Bread flour is made from hard wheat, while cake and pastry flour are made from soft wheat. All purpose flour usually has a mixture of both soft and hard wheat. The biggest difference is the protein count. The higher the protein the higher the gluten count will be. Bread flour has the highest count.
Q: What is Sapphire Flour?
A: It is an all-purpose flour that is unbleached and enriched and good for cookies and cakes.
Q: What is Artisan Flour?
A: It is a flour that is made from select premium hard red wheat. It is perfect for baking hearth-baked crusty breads and rolls and naturally fermented artisan breads such as baguettes.
Q: What is Occident Flour?
A: It is a flour that is perfect for making white pan breads and specialty pan breads such as: wheat, raisin and multigrain, hamburger and hot dog buns, dinner rolls, coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, pizza dough, tortillas, pretzels and croissants.
Q: What is Pie & Pastry Flour?
A: This flour will give your recipe the elasticity it needs to hold together perfect pie crusts, pastries and other delicate dough.
Q: What is Sir Lancelot High Gluten Flour?
A: This flour is a high-gluten flour (14.2% protein). It is perfect for baking pizza crusts, bagels, artisan breads and rye, whole wheat and oat breads.
Q: What is Sir Galahad Artisan Flour?
A: This is an all-purpose flour, made from American wheat that has been milled to strict specifications. It is perfect for baking a variety of products such as muffins, cookies, pizza crusts and even whole-grain breads.
Q: What is Whole Wheat Flour?
A: This flour is made from select hard spring wheat and is perfect for baking wheat breads, rolls and muffins.
Q: How long does oatmeal stay fresh?
A: 1 year unopened, after it’s opened 6-12 months.
Q: What is the difference between Regular, Old-Fashioned Oats, and Steel Cut Oats?
A. Steel Cut Oats are the heart of the oats cut in pieces. To cook it for cereal use 4 cups water to 1 cup oats and cook for 20-25 minutes. It has a chewy nutty flavor.
Regular Old Fashioned Rolled Oats are steam rolled. For cooking use 1 cup water to 1 cup oats and cook for 3-5 minutes.