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How to choose quality flour and what kinds of it exist: useful tips

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to choose flour
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Flour is the main ingredient in all baked goods. It is the type and quality of flour that determines the taste of dishes and their structure.

The FoodOboz editorial team shares with you useful tips on how to choose high-quality flour for successful dishes, as well as how many varieties of flour there are and how to use each one correctly.

1. Wheat flour

Wheat flour

This is the most popular and budget-friendly flour used to make bread, buns, cookies, pies, and many other dishes.

It is divided into coarse, premium, first, second, and whole wheat.

2. Whole-wheat flour

Whole-wheat flour

It is considered a high grade and makes the perfect dough that comes together quickly. And dishes made with this dough are always fluffy, airy and delicious.

3. High-grade flour

High-grade flour

This is the softest, purest and whitest flour, which contains almost no fiber, a lot of fats, vitamins and minerals.

4. First and second grade flour

It is also very soft. Dishes made from it will be successful and tasty.

5. Rye flour

Rye flour

Rye flour is the second most commonly used flour in cooking after wheat flour. This flour is healthier than wheat flour, and it is also recommended for dieting. But not everyone can eat it, namely people with high acidity, as well as those who suffer from heartburn and peptic ulcers.

Pie with berries and rye flour

Cooks advise adding wheat flour to rye flour.

3. Corn flour

Corn flour

All bakery products that contain corn are good for the body. This is because corn flour contains a lot of vitamins, minerals and fiber.

It makes very tasty products.

Pie with corn flour

4. Oat flour

Oat flour

Oatmeal is very healthy, light, and contains many vitamins and minerals that help to strengthen the body, improve liver function, eliminate harmful substances, and lower sugar levels. It can be used to make bread, pancakes, cookies, and pies.

Pie with oat flour

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