All those home bakers seeking to produce a baguette equal to the one they had in Paris last summer may need to scale back their expectations a little. Good luck with making your own bread. I bought my fiance a bread maker from Lidl and the recipes and all the information used the German Standard for baking. T45 flour is equivalent to Type 00 Italian flour, Euro 450 flour type and American Cake flour. You â¦ great article, just what I’ve been looking for as I’ve been struggling to find strong baker’s flour here in Berlin. Thanks God I work in food. Hello, I’ve tried my hand at sourdough baking during the past months. You will need to mix plain white flour (405) with baking powder. None of the bread books I have even make mention of these. 1. It is often said that even just one slice of European bread is enough to fill you up. However… It’s not all that commonly found in supermarkets so it’s a little more awkward to get. The flour contains over 4 grams of protein. God bless you. The kinds of flour used in cooking include all-purpose flour (known as plain outside North America), self-rising flour, and cake flour including bleached flour. Type 812 | With a higher number comes greater wholegrain particles and more gluten. Follow this flour 101 guide from Food Network on the different types and uses uses of flour to turn out the best baked goods. SPAIN, PORTUGAL. 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I hope you find a bit more success going forward! 80. I printed that out. Typically, French flour for breadmaking is Type 55 or T55. Thank you so much! So higher the number, closer it is to whole wheat grain. Strong bread flour-Plain flour. Swiss zopf, a braided bread. Typically this flour contains a protein level between 9.0% to 11.0%. Don’t forget to add Backpulver or baking powder where needed! Can also be used in recipes calling for all-purpose flour. sorry if i can’t explain to you uderstand i’m not good in english., Hi – I’m really sorry, but I have no experience of the type of flour available in Thailand. Soft wheat: it is a group which includes some species and varieties destined essentially to bread production. Man Thanks! The European flour universe is much more complicated, because they also look at what's known as the "ash content," which is determined by burning a specific amount of flour and looking at what is left behind. 55. Tipo 2. But in Germany? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more. Itâs important to understand these numbers. Coarse-ground flour Type 450 â coarse flour with gruel texture. ***Important new flash! French flour type numbers indicate the ash content (in milligrams) per 10 g flour. Type 1050 and 1600 | Brown flours with higher gluten content. But who knew you could actually enjoy your field of work? That doesn’t mean it’s bad, but the two kinds are suited to different jobs in the kitchen. Where do you find 1600? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/28/bread-additives-chemicals-us-toxic-america, i need to bake brownie nutella cake Rye bread can be either light or dark in colour, depending on the type of flour mixture used. Patent flour. When baking bread using French flour, youâll need to know what type to use. Wheat Flour Type 500, or âWroclawskaâ. I actually made pizza dough not so long ago and wondered why, as I was kneading it, it felt so weak. This post finally confirmed my suspicion that all the recipes simply use a different flour which has an increased water uptake and more gluten. Pastry flour. About the only thing we both knew is that ’00’ or Durum Wheat flour was for pasta an pizza bases. In Germany and the UK I was using a fan assisted oven, capped at about 240 degrees C. Fan assisted ovens handle pizza making entirely differently to the oven I’m getting to use here in America. German Rye Flour Types. The higher the protein content the harder and stronger the flour, and the more it will produce crusty or chewy breads. I was going crazy because no matter what I tried, it didn’t help much. It is best to try various flours in the same recipe and then keep buying the one that gives you the best results. types of flours. The grains must be husked or bleached before consumption. Type 1 flour provides the right balance between the bread-making properties typical of refined flour and the increased nutritional content guaranteed by whole grain, common wheat flour. Has grain size got anything to do with the content of bran? Weizengluten – Wheat Gluten. Flour name: Flour type: Purpose: Cake flour: Type 450 â very fine flour. thank you in advance. It also doesn’t produce a ‘white’ loaf, but somewhere in the region of off-brown. FRANCE. thank you！ This is what I use for bread making. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. Hello Select your address All Hello, Sign in. In other words, is it possible that whole wheat grain be as fine as Type 405? Specialty Food Type. For instance, type 1150 is a medium to dark rye flour. 1050. Many European flours are made from grain imported from North America, chances are if you buy European flour in the states you are paying for it to go across the ocean twice! In the UK youâll find âPlain Flourâ, âSelf-Raisingâ, âWholemealâ and âBread Flourâ. Spelt Flour and White Whole Wheat, and albino variety that has no European equivalent SPELT â US-Equivalents of German and Austrian Flours France and Italy donât have sifted, lighter, spelt flour types. Vollkorn 1600. The flour is usually made out of hard red winter wheat and/or soft winter wheat. All-purpose flour can be made to make some white bread and is good in yeasted cakes. Soft flours, whether due to milling differences or protein content (or a combination thereof) don’t absorb the same amount of liquid. In small â¦ Does the German grading system tell us anything about particle size of the grain or like you said, it is only based on ash content? USA. Learn how your comment data is processed. The Fresh Loaf is not responsible for community member content. Some of the breads are thinner, multigrain types, such as elongated sekaleipä. Hiya! Koszalin, WrocÅaw, PoznaÅ flour. Heavier flour than âTortowaâ, contains about 25% of gluten and 10% of protein. American vs. French Flour. Also, whole wheat flour tends to handle differently to white flour – you’ll notice the difference straight away if you try to make pastry with it. Now this isn’t an all inclusive list, but hopefully there’s enough information here to give you a nudge in the right direction when visiting a German supermarket! The differences are surprising really aren’t they? At 11% to start with, it’s just not quite strong enough. As many recipes use the 550 flour. The German grading scale focuses on the ‘ash content’ – which sounds pretty unpleasant, but it actually refers to the mineral content of the flour. From your comment I think you’ll know how to do it, but this might help others too, so I’ll explain it a bit. Basically in Europe, soft wheat is used to produce flour and bread, whereas durum wheat is used to produce semolina and pasta. So yeah… if the word ‘ash’ sounds like you’re scraping something out of the fireplace, that’d be why! In the UK you’ll find “Plain Flour”, “Self-Raising”, “Wholemeal” and “Bread Flour”. thanks a million… that was exactly what i needed…. The higher the number, the closer to whole grain. Wow! Great explanation! This link may not take you directly to the page, however, click on "The Flour Treatise" in the menu and you'll see it. Harina Integrale 150. For light, spongy cake-like doughs it’s fine – but it needs to have some extra wheat gluten added to work (in my opinion) for British loaves and chewier doughs. Wheat Flour standards in European Union Sandro Zanirato Grandi Molini Italiani Expert at the EFM Regulatory & Technical Affairs Committee TFIF International Grain Congress on âWheat, Flour, Climatic Changes and New Trendsâ, Antalya (7-10 March 2013) Summary: - EFM presentation - GMI presentation - Wheat Flour standards in European Union . In short, the flour I get in Germany cannot absorb the same amount of water I’d put into my bread dough in the UK. Photo by Mandred Scheilbelauer via Wikimedia Commons . I have imported my wholemeal flour with visitors in the past but that’s a little trickier to do these days. In the mean time it will be absorbing moisture and losing freshness. It helps alot for me. Online you will find a lot of ways to make your own cake flour. This type of flour is good for making challah, dinner rolls, or brioche-type breads. A 405 flour (white) will leave less grain bits behind than a 1050 (a brownish grey). As every 1g of Weizengluten contains 0.8g of protein, we need to find out how many times 0.8 goes into 3. American wheat is generally a ‘hard’ variety and European tends to be ‘soft’. Their grains, when breaking, show a diffâ¦ You can also use more refined wheat flour, type 550 which is equivalent to the all-purpose flour found in the US. Itâs a good source of fiber and iron and is comprised purely of whole grains. 80. And we all have heard of Italian "00" flour. When it comes to interpreting what you see on the shelves in Germany though, you need to have an understanding of their grading system. All original site content copyright 2021 The Fresh Loaf unless stated otherwise. but to find out more, give Google translate a go at Rosenmehl.de. Millers have played a vital role in ensuring the supply of local quality flour during the lockdown #FoodHeroes Flour safety and quality have reached a very high standard in Europe. Type 45 is often called pastry flour, but is generally from a softer wheat. In Europe, they have been hybridizing wheat in the same way modern strains of wheat are hybridized here.In fact, the intentional hybridization of wheat has been happening for some 12,000 years and the natural hybridization has been taking place for millions of yeâ¦ Wow.. Great article. 110. The higher the ash, the more germ, bran, and outer endosperm the flour has. Correct me if I am wrong, but I assume the ash content here refers to the content of bran. To bring 100g of flour with 10g/10% gluten up to 13g/13%, you need to add 3g of gluten in. 2 divided by 0.8 = 2.5, so we need 2.5g of Weizengluten per 100g of 10% flour to get a 12% flour. It was around 10%. 0000. â¦ The higher the number, the more of â¦ I have some 550 weizenmehl which is just 9.8g protein, so I’ll go and see if I can find some Weizengluten, one question how much did you add? There is also a type 1600 which fits between white wheat flour and whole wheat flour, it will give you a darker white bread. THANK YOU! Well the value is determined by burning a certain amount of flour and measuring the residue . “Strong White Bread Flour” is a strong, white flour that’s good for bread making as it contains more gluten. At least, as far as I’m concerned. I realised I hadn’t added the extra wheat gluten. I’m not (at all!) Weizengluten: 100g gives 80g of gluten/protein, 10g gives 8g and 1g gives 0.8g. The numbers are a factor 10 lower than the German types. Why ‘ash’? Gluten does develop over time too, so you might like to try making your pizza dough 24 – 48 hours beforehand and storing it in the fridge for a slow rise. *** Now available in... Peter Reinhart's Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread, Sweet levain French style boule, Forkish style, yet again, Type 45: Ash content below 0.50, extraction rate 67-70, Type 55: Ash content 0.50-0.62, extraction rate 75-78, Type 65: Ash content 0.62 - 0.75, extraction rate 78-82, Type 80: Ash content 0.75 - 0.90, extraction rate 82-85, Type 110: Ash content 1 to 1.20, extraction rate 85-90, Type 150: Ash content above 1.40, extraction rate 90-98. Plain, 550 or All Purpose (if you’re American) will all be about the same level of protein. 405. Nearly all recipes that I find call for strong flour. T55 Swiss-Bake French Style Flour, 25kg bag German Rye Flour / Roggenmehl. 00-000. Just leave it out for an hour before you shape and bake to get back to room temperature. I’m glad you found it useful! I’m still at a loss when it comes to finding wholemeal flour for soda bread. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Meanwhile I had learned from Peter Reinhart's "Bread Baker's Apprentice" about the merits of slow fermentation, and that steam was needed to create a good crust.My German Brötchen were not that bad, but something, somehow, wasn't right. No wonder my dough won’t produce the results I wanted because of low overall gluten content. Standard wheat flours range from type 405 for normal white wheat flour for baking, to strong bread flour types 550, 812, and the darker types 1050 and 1700 for wholegrain breads. G ood bread is pretty much a given around Europe. As a rule of thumb, the larger the number the darker the flour, the lower the number the finer and whiter the flour. It’s not about the name, instead it’s all about the number. By Chris Ciolli. Speisestärke = Cornflour or cornstarch (for thickening sauces. For all types of baked products, especially for cakes. Thanks! 45. Countries that have adopted numbering systems base these on flour purity and particle size based laboratory testing, which could include sieving, protein or ash content. Type 55 is the standard, hard-wheat white flour â¦ With less protein in the soft varieties, there’s less gluten. This is most comparable to Plain Flour in the UK or Pastry Flour in the US. The most abundant species within this group is the common wheat (Triticum aestivum) belonging to the same group but others as well know as spelt wheat (Triticum spelta). Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It's not worth it, especially since you can find flours that are almost exactly the same at most grocery stores. What is aelf raising flour equivelent in germany please, Germany doesn’t have a self raising flour. I had to lower my hydration to something like 55% in order to get something to at least remotely stay in shape. Pretty straight forward, yeah? Farine de Petit Épeautre de Haute Provence is a type of flour made from the grains of small spelt cereal with flat bearded ears. Can anyone point me to some reference material where I can find out what the different types of flours are in Europe? Skip to main content.us. Flour comes from a milled grain. If you’re not used to seeing British flour types, have a glance at Allinson’s website here – they produce my favourite bread flours. Glattes Mehl, smooth flour, is the equivalent of cake flour. In America flour types have names like âCake Flourâ and âAll-Purposeâ. It isn’t as obvious and self-explanatory as with British flour types. It can be used to make biscuits, cakes and pastry though won’t produce as fine and tender a crumb as 405. It can be so much fun! High gluten bread flour-All-purpose flour. I started wondering about different flour types only, after I had a yearning for German rolls, "Brötchen", and tried out several recipes. It’s far more delicate and seems to be liquid hungry. . Type 550 | Similar to type 405 but with a slightly higher protein content. Types of Flours: All-Purpose: Developed for the home baker. I was trying to make an Italian style thin crust pizza dough with a 50-50 mixture of Type 405 (couldn’t find 550 or 1050 for the time being) and an Indian whole wheat brand that I use for chapatis. Wholemeal Flour. Happy baking! As for the ash content, the answer is yes. The 1600 is literally a whole wheat flour, though it isn’t the same as in the UK – and I don’t care what anyone says. Sure, you know Germany has pretzels and France has baguettes, but do you know how these carby delights came to be? Fancy having our Email Pixies send each lovely new post directly to your inbox? Now I’m not 100% certain this is the same as ‘vital wheat gluten’ – but I’m also not bothered, as this does the job when added to 550 flour. Type 405 | It’s the fine, white, starch rich flour that’s used for making biscuits, cakes and pastry. ITALY . To be quite honest with you, I’ve found that pizza making has a lot to do with the water content of your dough and the temperature of your oven. In this instance, I’m talking about wheat. It’s most similar to American All-Purpose flour. The oven I have now goes up to about 270 degrees C and ONLY has a heated element on the bottom of the oven. I’d suggest getting a pizza dough result you like with pure white flour first, then starting to sub in some whole wheat and see what other adjustments you need in terms of water and rising time. 0 Calories <40 Calories; 40-100 Calories; Nutrition Facts Per Serving. Now I have something to read at work when things get slow. I have two questions: It notably improves the texture and strength of the dough. However, in order for you to get the right type of flour in your country, we created the following table with the most common used types of flour so you can always pick the right one for each recipe. One of the simplest explanations I’ve found of the grading system comes from Doves Farm. If you see anything inappropriate on the site or have any questions, contact me at floydm at thefreshloaf dot com. So I’m guessing I’ll have to do a bit of maths to work out how to bring my 550 flour up to about 12% or so, is 12% a good number to aim for? There is no fan assist – and the pizza I’m making here (using imported 00 Italian flour) is the best I’ve ever made. Soft wheats are grown mainly in warm and temperate regions. This type of flour usually makes the bread denser and heartier. Each pack of Bobâs Red Mill Organic Dark Rye Flour comes with four smaller bags inside it, with every bag carrying a weight of 22 ounces. Integrale. Content posted by community members is their own. Hi i would like to make a victoria sponge..should i buy 405 or 550? The popular flour type scores with a high portion of secondary plant materials, to which the grain owes its color and the tart flavor. Several different grinds and âash contentsâ are available, labelled by ânumbersâ (as is common with some other European flours.) In America flour types have names like “Cake Flour” and “All-Purpose”. First clear flour. Brown flour. 65. I’ve been out hunting for it again today and no luck. Wholewheat flour. I can always read about the things I love at work, and it looks like I'm doing "research"; which I guess I am. French Flour Types. Hitting somewhere between 11-13% , this one has a gluten content that’s similar to British bread flours (usually around 12-14%). Thanks Baker Henry for your help. . 70. These are more or less equivalent to German 405 flour, French 40 flour, and Italian 00 flour. When I try to shape my boules, they just never stay in shape. Feb 13, 2018. share this article . I have been struggling so much with baking since moving to Germany – I didn’t realise things would be SO different having only moved across the water from the UK! The flour is very light, less sticky. One question- is German flour bleached? an authority on German flours, but hopefully my experiences here can help you find what you need! In short, pretty much every country in the world has a different naming convention for types of flour. I’ve mostly used a 50/50 mix made of type 550 and 1050 because I cannot get 812 where I live. can you recommend type to use it for me? That means for every 3.75g of weizengluten we get 3g of extra protein in the flour per 100g, bringing it up to 13% strength. The chemicals commonly used to bleach flour and make it very white aren’t allowed. White rye flour: Perfect for baking brown and rye bread. Also, cake flour is maede from wheat types that have a lot lower protein content. 110. Based on the milling, flour out of the same crops is segmented into different types. 3 divided by 0.8 = 3.75 Very informative. Thank you so much for this Infos. Thanks Scott, 550 flour doesn’t have the protein content of something like a British bread flour, which means there’s less gluten. There are a few other ‘types’ of flour on the market here, from anti-clumping to Spätzle-Mehl (for German noodle making!) Hiya! Unfortunately it does require some maths to work out what you’re going for. It’s very soft to the touch and produces baked goods with a fine crumb. (At least, this is what I did and I got the results I wanted!). The flour is characteristically ivory or cream colored and has a very low gluten content, which stops it from rising as fast as typical wheat flour. I’m attempting to make british or french style white loaves Thanks again! | Doves Farm. The flour is usually bleached, malted and enriched. As you might have guessed, there’s more gluten present in the hard varieties – and it’s stronger too. 45. I’m really sorry but I’m not an expert on flour and the grading systems used, so I couldn’t help you with the questions around particle size. Tipo 1-0. Don’t forget to add baking powder. Type 55 is the standard, hard-wheat white flour for baking, including puff pastries ("pâte feuilletée"). . 0 Calories; Up to 40 Calories; 40 to 100 Calories; 100 to 200 Calories; 200 to 300 Calories; Fat Calories Per Serving. You will find the info below in a more extensive entry on WikiPedia:Â http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flour. I see the one you posted looks like 82% protein. So let’s talk about flour types in Germany! Of course, it is logical to immediately blame the American wheat compared to the more superior wheat they use in Europe, but the science actually doesnât support that theory. https://www.weekendbakery.com/posts/understanding-flour-types/. For instance, though Type 55 is the flour used for bread, there is not just one flour called âType 55â, there are many. Mineral Content : 0.40% â 0.45% Protein Content : 8.50% â 9.50% Key Ingredients: 100% milled soft wheat. They produce some great organic flour in the UK, using heritage grains and you might have heard of their naturally gluten free ranges too. Each bag of French flour is labelled with a number. If you aim for anywhere in that region, you’ll get the kind of flour you’ll need for British loaves. The EU have higher or more strict food regulations than those found in the USA. You could compare all purpose flour with the French 55 flour, whereas cake flour is more comparable to the 45 type. Organic; USDA Organic; Calories Per Serving. Swiss-Bake French style T45 flour is neither bleached nor chlorinated. share this article . Types 65, 80, and 110 are strong bread flours of increasing darkness, and type 150 is a wholemeal flour. A general all-purpose flour useful for cookies, muffins, rolls and some breads. For a 12% strength flour, we want an extra 2g per every 100g. Of standard wheat flours, 405 contains the least amount of gluten. This is a little bit of a ‘show and tell’, but it’s always good to know what you’re looking for when you head into a German supermarket! Thank you so much. Farine Intègral 150. P.S. Cake flour has a lower extraction rate than all purpose flour. I personally wouldn’t use plain/550 flour as it comes for a British style bread, but if your recipe says 550 flour then follow the recipe! Amazon.com: european flour. Not because Americans arenât capable of making excellent baguettes (we are), but because there are a few factors of the baguette-making process that we in the New World simply wonât be able to reproduce. After reading your article, I was forced to check the gluten content of the Indian brand. GERMANY. I’m sorry I can’t help. This flour is ideal for making crepes, waffles, or pancakes. Generally, Strong White Bread Flour in the UK is 12% and Extra Strong White Bread Flour is 14%. Rye flour. More ash = more of the whole grain = bigger number = darker flour. 2. 812-550. In the UK youâll find âPlain Flourâ, âSelf-Raisingâ, âWholemealâ and âBread Flourâ. Wow, I printed that out and am going to read it as I go to bed. 00. The British market prefers stronger gluten content for the kinds of bread we consume (from around 12% to 14%) – which is why you’ll find a difference with certain German flours. Used Weizen Vollkorn instead but it just doesn’t taste right and often comes out stodgy. 10 Types of European Breads With Fascinating Stories. ½. There are actually two main varieties of wheat: hard red wheat and soft wheat, the latter comprising the majority of European wheat and only around 23% of American wheat. The ash is the stuff we see after the flour is torched, and is made up of minerals. Many flours are blended mixtures of the two types, depending on local production, imports and ultimately the requirements of the end product. Perfect for pastas and pastry dough. 55. . Ensuring this level remains high, is a constant challenge for our industry. Wheat varieties, grown in different locations, vary in protein content (and thus gluten). This site is powered by Drupal. âRacuchyâ â the delicious Polish yeast-based pancakes! Are you saying that plain flour is ok for bread? ...is Flour - a Treatise at www.theartisan.net/MainCommFrm.htm. When I lived in Germany I remember recipes calling for 505, 550 etc. A few wheat breads are still made in Finland, although most are simple buns or loaves of sliced or unsliced bread. The higher the number, the darker the rye flour. Different flours absorb different amounts of liquid (which is especially relevant when making bread). I lives in thailand but flour in thailand it doesn’t work for me almost famous cafe in thailand use flour from france but cake it’s expensive and delicious. Flour type Ash content Protein Notes; Type 815: â¦ Confused about the different types of flour? I see American recipes that call for unbleached flour. . For French flours, each of the types is treated not as a single kind of flour, but rather as a category of flour: there are many flours available within each type range, and many of which are flours proprietary to certain manufacturers. ARGENTINA . Is higher ash content the better for volume? 405 is most similar to plain flour. Some interesting observations about lievito madre. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Less ash = less of the whole grain = lower number = whiter flour. This post is an absolute Godsend. Finally, an explanation that makes sense! kiliweb / Open Food Facts / CC BY-SA 3.0. If one regards its content of mineral and ballast materials, rye flour is the winner. Or unsliced bread wheat varieties, grown in different locations, vary in protein content 0.40. My boules, they just never stay in shape that whole wheat, gluten-free, and Italian flour. Since you can find out what you ’ ll find “ plain in. 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