Flour

Flour is a powder which is made by grinding cereal grains, other seeds or roots (like Cassava). It is the main ingredient of bread, which is a staple food for many cultures, making the availability of adequate supplies of flour a major economic and political issue at various times throughout history. Wheat flour is one of the most important foods in European, North American, Middle Eastern, Indian and North African cultures, and is the defining ingredient in most of their styles of breads and pastries. Maize flour has been important in Mesoamerican cuisine since ancient times, and remains a staple in much of Mexico and parts of Central America. Rye flour is an important constituent of bread in much of central Europe.

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Flour - Products
... crackers, many cakes, and many other foods are made using flour ... Wheat flour is also used to make a roux as a base for gravy and sauces ...
Letheringsett Watermill - Current Operations
2½ tonnes of stone ground wholewheat flour produced every week, which was sold both to the visitors of the watermill and to local businesses ... Today this thriving mill produces many types of flour including whole wheat and spelt flour ...
Thekua
... The main ingredients of Thekua are wheat flour, chasni (melted sugar)and ghee ... Thekuas are made of refined vegetable oils and have more of a special type of Flour, maida - which is actually roasted Wheat flour ...
Schech Mill
... The mill produced cornmeal, rye buckwheat, wheat flour, graham flour, and whole wheat cereal, which was sold in Caledonia and Houston, Minnesota ... arranged most summer weekends which include an authentic flour grinding demonstration ...
Slugburger - History
... butchers, which included potato flakes and flour ... Sometime before 1950, soy grits replaced the potato and flour and has remained the primary extender ... Mississippi, slugburgers are known as doughburgers and often contain flour and egg rather than soy grits ...

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