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Featured Grain: Sonora

November 10th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Featured Grain: Sonora”

Let’s talk about the Wheat Flavor Wheel and Sonora!

At Grist & Toll, we’ve been milling landrace Sonora wheat into flour since the day we opened our doors. What is a landrace wheat? Landrace wheat varieties have been grown for …

SoCal Flour Share 2022!

November 5th, 2021 Posted by Blog, News 0 thoughts on “SoCal Flour Share 2022!”

The Farmer Mai and Grist & Toll collaborative Flour Share is continuing thanks to popular demand. The program will last from Dec 2021 – May 2022, wherein expertly stone-milled whole wheat flour will be available each month. This season we’re …

Let’s Talk About Grain Flavors & Pairings

August 20th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Let’s Talk About Grain Flavors & Pairings”

I developed a Wheat Flavor Wheel as a tool to help encourage the dialogue around discovering the flavor profiles of wheat and grain varieties. It will be a work in progress for probably as long as I am milling and …

Celebrating Einkorn + Mother Grains

June 16th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Celebrating Einkorn + Mother Grains”

Our own local Los Angeles baker/restaurateur, Roxana Jullapat, has given us extra incentive to talk about ancient or mother grains in the form of her very first cookbook, Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution. In celebration of this …

Introducing CHALLENGE GRIST & TOLL

May 29th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Introducing CHALLENGE GRIST & TOLL”

If you’ve had trouble substituting Grist & Toll whole grain flour for All Purpose flour in recipes at home, this post is for you! We’re introducing a monthly challenge to help home bakers become more comfortable and confident integrating whole …

USDA Public Comments: America’s Supply Chains

June 9th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “USDA Public Comments: America’s Supply Chains”

This post is for any member of the public who would like to give the Biden administration, and specifically the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, feedback on how you feel about the current status of our agricultural supply chains and …

A Shortbread for Sharing

May 16th, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “A Shortbread for Sharing”

It’s mid-May 2021 and as the mask mandates are slowly being lifted, it’s time to begin looking forward to gathering again with family and friends. After more than a year of longing for dinners out, is it odd that the …

Blueberry Cónico Azul and Coconut Sourdough Muffins with Chiddam Blanc de Mars

January 23rd, 2021 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Blueberry Cónico Azul and Coconut Sourdough Muffins with Chiddam Blanc de Mars”

Yet another delicious recipe created for us by Sarah Owens! One of the most beautiful things about collaborating with Sarah is her flour intuition. Yes, that’s a thing! I’d like to encourage you to pay attention to your own flour …

Holiday Pancake Recipes

December 18th, 2020 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Holiday Pancake Recipes”

Our new 2020 holiday gift set, Pancake Extravaganza, includes Amy Halloran’s wonderful The Pancake Papers, which is rich with regional grain information and includes both sweet and savory griddle cake recipes. However, since more is never enough where …

Lemon Poppyseed Polenta Cookies

November 28th, 2020 Posted by Blog 0 thoughts on “Lemon Poppyseed Polenta Cookies”

As I enter this post, it is Saturday, November 28th  2020, Small Business Saturday. It took a village to create the cookie recipe below. I am forever grateful for the work of other small businesses: Farmer Mai Nguyen …

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