To sift, or not to sift, that is the question… Many recipes call for sifting flour, especially older recipes. Primarily,…
The ingredients of the past may be very different from today.
A quick overview of the types of wheat used in flour, and their importance in historic cooking.
Yeast prior to the 20th century was quite different from today’s bread yeasts.
In modern cooking, cooks often prefer unsalted butter, giving more control over how much salt goes into a dish. Salted…
An essential prepared ingredient in French cooking both now and in antiquity.
My order of heritage wheat flour from Hayden Mills arrived!