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Any Online Baking Supply/Ingredient Sources?

Cotch's picture
Cotch

Any Online Baking Supply/Ingredient Sources?

Hello, 

This is my first time posting but I have been reading a lot of the topics over the last two months and have already learned a ton. 

I am working through a few books (FWSY, BBA, and Tartine Bread.) I picked up Tartine: Revised for their pastries and notice that they use a lot of flours not sold in supermarkets, particularly but flours and ancient grains. I'm getting my wheat flour in bulk from Baker's Authority but need a supplier for the harder to find flours - particularly, Einkorn.

If you can recommend any online suppliers that you use, I would appreciate it. I'm near Philadelphia but, due to the pandemic, I'm particularly interested in online/delivery right now. 

Thanks so much! 

idaveindy's picture
idaveindy

I've seen these places get good mention here on TFL:

www.nybakers.com

www.breadtopia.com

www.pleasanthillgrain.com

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I don't remember if others have tried this place, but I like www.clnf.org

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If you can get out.... You can get specialty flours at many Indian grocery stores, and I'm sure there are many in a big city like Philly.  Flours such as refined durum flour, whole wheat durum flour, rice flour, sorghum flour, sweet corn flour, 2 kinds of millet flour (ragi and bajri), teff flour, different bean flours. quinoa flour.

Cotch's picture
Cotch

Thanks so much. I couldn't find Einkorn flour on any of those sites (though, I find plenty of other good stuff for future bakes.) Have you used or heard of Bluebird Grain Farms? I found Einkorn Flour there but never personally heard of them.

idaveindy's picture
idaveindy

for references to Bluebird, see these posts:

http://www.thefreshloaf.com/search/node/bluebird%20grain

greyoldchief's picture
greyoldchief

Has einkorn