Grains of rye grass that have been ground into fine flour that has a slightly sweet-sour flavor. Low in gluten, it does not contain enough protein to develop the gluten necessary for the bread to rise sufficiently without combining it with wheat flour. The wheat flour contains the protein necessary for gluten development, allowing the bread to rise. Rye flour produces a denser and darker loaf of bread. The darkness and flavor of the loaf will depend on the darkness of the rye flour and the amount of rye flour used. Just a small amount of rye flour combined with wheat flour will add a distinctive flavor to the loaf.
Hot Liquid Cooking Techniques for Grain | Cooking Rye
The three basic techniques for cooking rye with hot liquid are boiling, absorption, and steaming, which are perhaps the most popular methods for cooking most whole grains.
Types of Wheat Flour | Types of Non-Wheat FlourImportance of Gluten | Wheat/Non-Wheat Flour Proportions
Flour is the main ingredient in all types of breads. Different types of flour milled from wheat are most commonly used for making bread.
Nutritional Advantages | All About Gluten
Nutritional Advantages of Various Types of Flour
Most types of flour are composed mainly of carbohydrates, but the quantity varies according to the type of substance used to create the flour.
Most types of flour keep well in a sealed container in a cool, dry, and dark location. The original paper packaging used for many types of flour is fine for long term storage as long as the package has not been opened.