Flour

Flour is a powder, made by grinding cereal grains or other seeds or roots. It is the main ingredient of bread and is used a lot in baking.

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What is rose flour?

Rose flour is all-purpose flour. A number of companies use the name "rose" in marketing flour, possibly as a play on the words, "rose flower."

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Where does flour come from?

An ingredient used in many foods, flour is a fine powder made from cereals or other starchy food sources. Flour is produced by grinding wheat grains. It is most commonly made from wheat, but also maize (also known as corn), rye, barley, and rice, amongst many other grasses and non-grain plants.

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What is occidental flour?

It is bread flour.

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What can you bake with self raising flour?

Self-raising flour was developed to use when making quick breads, cakes and other baked goods that are raised with baking powder or baking soda, such as biscuits and cornbread.

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Can self raising flour go off?

Yes. I tried cooking with flour that was 2 years past its sell-by date and the cake didn't rise and it smelt musty. Throw it out!

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Does flour have lactose?

No; lactose is in milk and milk products.

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Where did all purpose flour come from?

it comes from the milling of wheats

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Can eating just plain flour or chalk hurt you at all?

No, it can not hurt you, but it's not particularly healthy either. Whole wheat or multigrain flour is much more beneficial to your body.

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100 grams is equivalent to how many tablespoons?

5 tablespoons. A tablespoon is 20 grams.

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Is all purpose flour plain flour?

yes it is

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What can you use to measure one ounce?

Measuring cup, teaspoon, tablespoon

6 teaspoons = 1 oz

2 tablespoons = 1 oz

2/3 of a regular sized single shot glass

1/3 of a regular sized double shot glass

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Do chips have flour in them?

If you're talking about potato chips, they do not have flour, they are made from potatoes. Look on any list of ingredients on the back of a bag of potato chips, They are just fried potatoes so the only real ingredients would be potatoes and some kind of oil that they are cooked in. They may also contain salt, flavorings, and preservatives.

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Does durian contain starch?

Yes it does contain starch.

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What is the difference between high extraction rate flour and low extraction rate flour?

A high-extraction flour has lost little of the nutrients in the outer coats and germ, whereas a low-extraction flour has lost much. Low-extraction rate flour is that it is whiter, and so more popular; has less fat, and hence less tendency to become rancid; has less phytic acid, which possibly means that minerals from associated foods are absorbed better; and has better baking qualities.

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How many cups does 700 grams of flour equal?

1 cup = 236cc

700 divided by 236 = 2.966

...therefore, 700cc = approximately 3 cups

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What is rusk flour?

A rusk is a biscuit such as Zwiebach made from sliced yeast bread, then baked until it is brown and dry. Rusk flour is pulverized rusk. Rusk flour is also a term used to describe browned bread crumbs and it is savory rather than sweet.

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What is the difference of plain flour and self-raising flour?

Self raising flour has the salt and baking powder included. Plain flour does not.
Self rising flour is a combination of flour, baking powder, and a little salt. It's not just flour.

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What is a plantain flour?

Plantain flour is flour made from dried and ground plantains. Plantains are large relatives of the banana.

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How did man discover flour?

To begin with man just used grains/wheat. As our minds and technology increased we started grinding the wheat. That was what wind mills where for. The wind spun the propeller and moved a giant stone wheel. The wheat was put onto the conveyor belt and went under the wheel, grinding it into flower.

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Can you freeze flour?

White flour lasts approximately one year and whole wheat lasts approximately 6 months. If you wish to extend the shelf life of flour, store it in a sealed container in the freezer.

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Is high grade flour and self raising flour the same?

No

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Is all purpose flour self raising flour?

No, it is another name for plain flour.

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What is the difference between plain flour and strong flour?

"Strong flour" is the British term for high gluten flour made from "duram" wheat, literally, "strong" wheat. In the U.S., this is known as bread flour. It is used for baking yeast breads, where a chewy texture is desirable. Bread flour has a higher percentage of protein, which forms the elastic, chewy, texture of gluten.

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What is the difference between cake flour and regular flour?

Cake flour has less gluten in it. Gluten is in wheat flour. It is what gives bread it's texture and structure. cake flour is a soft summer wheat as is pastry flour regular flour and bread flours are a winter wheat a lot more gluten Cake flour is softer and more refined than all purpose flour, if the recipe calls for cake flour then do not substitute for if you do the results will not be the same.

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Can humans eat fossil shell flour?

Food grade diatomaceous earth ie... Perma Guard's Fossil Shell Flour can be consumed by humans. As long as it is unheated, FOOD GRADE AMORPHOUS SILICA shell flour from one of 4 FDA approved diatom deposits. I have been consuming 3 heaping tablespoons a day for over a year and have had no adverse effects; in fact, just the opposite. Make sure that whatever you do that it is FOOD GRADE DE and that it comes from a source you trust.

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