Shelf Life and Storage

Here's a couple of questions we're often asked: "How long can I keep flour for and how should I store it?"

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German numbering ...

Where I can find the equivalence between the German numbering system for flours and the Shipton Mill values?

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Ideas for Chestnut flour

I bought a stock of chestnut flour, which I am looking forward to using, but how do I get the best out of it?

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Soggy dough that won't rise

We have now had several attempts baking our own sourdough loaves with your mother recipe and each time end up with such a soggy dough that it flatly refuses to rise much at all. Please help!

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Add a recipe & get 5% off

We love to see what you've been baking, but are just updating this section at the moment - we will be able to accept new community recipes in the near future, please don't try to upload in the meantime as we won't be able to accept the photo or send a voucher yet.


If you add one of your own baking recipes with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 5% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

It's very easy, just click here to visit your " My Shipton Mill" page to get started.