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...
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...

Milling

For a long while I wondered what it would be like to mill my own flour. So I ordered an German Komo mill, and, along with a sieve, made my first effort with some organic wheat berries. Now I am researching different opinions by bakers on tempering or just mill. Lots...

Thoughts About Alternative Grains

Rye and spelt are two grains I enjoy using in baking bread, though they lack the gluten strength that builds the structure of wheat doughs. But then they make up for it in flavor and texture. Though we'd like to believe the could substitute for gluten-free diets,...