Mock Mill

While I have a Komo mill at home, at work I was using an old mill attachment for my mixer. A few weeks ago, I decided to splurge and ordered a Mock Mill 100 from Breadtopia, the company's American distributor. On arrival, the hopper broke and calibration issues...

Beer Bread

During the pandemic, I ventured on foot to my former Long Island city neighborhood. This former industrial stretch of Queens is now a hipster neighborhood. The bad side? Rising rents. The good side, several breweries offering delicious beers including Fifth Hammer...
Amber Lambke

Amber Lambke

Amber Lambke   AmberLambke is founder and CEO of Maine Grains in Skowhegan Maine. I first introduced myself to her as micro-baker, chef and blogger back in 2014. Since then Maine Grains has grown leaps and bounds. I have been waiting to figure out how to get...

The Millers From Minnesota

  Word of mouth led me to Darrold and Marty Glanville, the husband and wife team who own and run the Sunrise Flour Mill out of North Branch, Minnesota. Incidentally, it’s also a Unifine Mill, but more on that later.  Anyway, after getting to know them...

Sonora Flour

Recently  I mistakenly ordered white Sonora flour instead of high extraction. That said, its also heritage grain from the southwestern border region with a long interesting history. My first thought was  sourdough wheat tortillas, but I  found a...