Organic LOCAL Heirloom Wheat - Wholegrain Frassenetto - Full Belly Farms
$11.99 24 oz
Locally grown and milled heirloom wholegrain wheat.
This hard red whole-wheat flour variety is from Italy, said to have originated in the Piedmont region. This heirloom has an unusually high protein level that is comparable to modern varieties of wheat. It makes unusually delicious breads and pastas. We use it in our biscotti. The complexity and richness of flavors coming from the heirloom wheat varieties make for a rewarding and exciting baking experience.
Here's an interesting article about the benefits or heirloom wheat: https://heated.medium.com/rethinking-gluten-free-9af692cebe3d
Frassenetto's light bran and medium hardness make it a wonderful whiole grain flour that can be substituted for unbleached all purpose flour in most recipes. It has a clean light flavor with a warm toast aroma when being milled or in the oven.
Great for baguettes, pizza dough breads and more. Frassenetto is beloved by profession artisan bread makers as well as discerning home bakers