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.
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.
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.
Make your own gluten-free flour mix at home and use it in your favorite recipes.
Here are some of the hottest varieties of gluten-free flours to sift through.