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The average person has been eating between 2 to 7 slices of bread per day, for hundreds of years

KAREN’S rye wholegrain starter success

I am very pleased with my rye grain sourdough starter. Flour ground with my Schnitzer VARIO Grain Mill. A great wholegrain sourdough starter every time. 100% Rye wholegrain Karen – Gold Coast QLD

Tony’s BILLY 100 and his new OAT FLAKER

We used to make our flour with a rather cumbersome, less-than-satisfactory stand mixer. A year ago, I replaced it with the Hawos BILLY 100 flour mill; my wife and I are both delighted with it. Its always ready, the grinding speed is good and the flour is WONDERFUL: SILKY FINE Just yesterday, our new Eschenfelder … Read more

Is the flour output fine from a stone mill?

Fine flour output from the Hawos & Schnitzer 90-100mm mill-work is particularly good at > than 90% under 300 micron. This translates into genuinely fine flours when the finest setting is desired. The output makes fantastic breads without sieving, and where sour dough benefits greatly from the complete balance. Sieving is of course an option … Read more

MAY’S Schnitzer VARIO Wedding Present

I got my Schnitzer VARIO grain mill 20 years ago in Switzerland. It was a wedding present. When I moved to Australia I took it with me and I am still using it. I had to change the capacitor once, otherwise she has never missed a beat. I used it to grind flour and roll … Read more

About Whole-Grain Nutrition

Whole-grains are nearly the perfect food. They are a primary dietary source of many vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids and a multitude of phytochemical. They provide complex carbohydrates and resistant starch, as adding whole grains to your diet can significantly benefit your health.

Stuart’s Healthy Whole Grain Brown Bread

Ingredients     g Cost /kg Batch Cost 7 Cups Whole Grain wheat flour Flour 1,000  $3.95  $3.95 1 Tablespoon Himalayan Salt Salt x 75% 17.25  $3.00  $0.05 4 Tablespoons ground Linseed Linseed 95  $6.60  $0.63 4 Tablespoons ground Sunflower / Pepitas CASP 44  $11.50  $0.51 1 pkt Instant Yeast Yeast 10  $7.98  $0.08 1 … Read more

About Whole Grains

For thousands of years, grain and grain products have been one of the most valuable sources of nutrition. Whole grain provides almost all the nutrients we need for our dietary requirements. Carbohydrate (starch), fat and proteins in cereals provide the body with energy. Vitamins and minerals are needed, to regulate body functions such as the … Read more