The Priors Rye Flour from Foster's Mill is made from a variety called Matador, grown at Hammonds End Farm in Hertfordshire. The miller adds this wholemeal rye flour to his sourdough starter giving a stunning taste to his levain.
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Prior's Stoneground Rye Flour (Dark Rye or Wholemeal Rye)
Carotop Rye Grain 2014 Harvest
Hammonds End Farm, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
8.16% = strong rye flour
Rye breads, sourdough levain, other breads where you want to add some flavour of rye
Carotop rye has a delicious full nutty flavour with some truly sweet hints, almost caramel! Try it for yourself..
Rye flours are challenging to work with. Expect the dough to be sticky to work with and, as with other stoneground flours, be ready to reduce the amount of water specified in your recipe as the starch in the flour is less chopped up than in a roller milled process