From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Learn what differentiates types of flour and how to choose the one that's best for your desired baking outcome.
Using the right flours is the key to delicious and wholesome baked goods.
Learn when and how to use the different types of flour and sugar.
Whether you need to steer clear of gluten because of an allergy or just like to experiment in the kitchen, there are plenty of choices beyond good old wheat. Mix things up with these flour alternatives.
Flour Bakery’s Famous Banana Bread requires only the most basic of ingredients and is quick and easy to make, as all quick breads should be. Most importantly, you can really taste the banana.
Make your own gluten-free flour mix at home and use it in your favorite recipes.
We asked baking expert and Sweet Genius host Ron Ben-Israel for the low-down on the different types of flour you might come across in baking recipes this holiday season.