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Does barley flour has any means to rise?

February 6, 2010 - 1:55pm -- nicodvb
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Hi,


besides rye another passion of mine is barley.


I was wondering it barley flour has any means to rise, just like wheats have gluten and rye has pentosans.


 


I know fo sure that in Sardinia bakers have been making a 100% barley bread for centuries, but now it's only a memory of the far past and I couldn't find the recipe.


 


I found several recipes here, but all tainted with wheat.


 


Thanks.

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