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MSP: Unusual Flours and Grains


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MSP: Unusual Flours and Grains

Reddyrat | May 17, 2008 08:38 PM

I've recently become a big fan of Heidi Swanson's blog and her cookbooks. Many of her recipes call for unusual flours, such as mesquite flour, quinoa flour, teff flour, and amaranth flour, to name a few. She also lists exotic grains such as red quinoa and red rice.

Do you know of any place in the Twin Cities were I could find these particularly unusual ingredients. I know that Bob's Red Mill produces many of the unusual flours. I saw quinoa flour at Byerly's today. Do any of the co-ops carry such ingredients - especially in their bulk sections? I didn't see them in the bulk sections of Linden Hills Co-op, Fresh and Natural Foods, or Valley Natural Foods.

I'd love to be able to get these ingredients locally rather than buying online.


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