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My Sicilian Baking Masters

Hearing that Sicilian miller Filippo Drago and his buddy Renato Flaborea were hanging out at at New York's Gustiamo, I decided to head down to hear their take on ancient grains. They have been traveling America's Eastern seaboard on an education tour. Well,...

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Fresh Flour

Steve Horton is a Minnesota-based baker and miller. His company Baker's Field mills locally-produced grains. In addition, he runs a bakery using his own flour. His flour isn't cheap but I splurged on three 4 lbs-pound bags. Wow, it was worth it, given it...

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A Great Heritage Grain Pancake Mix

Sunrise Flour Mills sells pricey but great heritage grain flours. They are also a small company going through the typical growing pains of building a digital presence. For example, their fantastic products are not always helped by a website that needs...

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Fillipo Drago

It seems since I learned about miller Fillipo Drago, I wanted to see him at work. I finally got the chance in my Sicilian pilgrimage this summer. Here are some of the sights and sounds at his mill in Castelvetrano. https://vimeo.com/137637110  Cuscus from Jeremy...

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Sunrise Flour

Sunrise Flour Mills, located in Minnesota, makes great flours. I only found out from an Italian baker living in Sweden named Barbara Elisi. I ended up ordering four bags of their Red Fife Bolted and Turkey Red, both refined wheat. So far I've had some...

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Maine Grains

Maine Grains offered me a sample of some wonderful milled flour from locally sourced farms. So far I've used it alone and with other organic and heritage flours. What a difference in handling, as well as in taste. Buy flour from the supermarket, there's a...

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