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What about American flours?

Flour has been a key component of the world’s diet for centuries, whether for baking, pastry-making. But there is a wide variety of flours. They don’t all have the same specific characteristics and are not all dedicated to the same uses, so it’s sometimes difficult to find your way around.

Why are French flours increasingly popular in the United States?

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As culinary diversity continues to expand in the United States, a particular trend is attracting attention among chefs, bakers, and cooking enthusiasts: the presence of French flours in American kitchens. Renowned for their superior quality and unique characteristics, French flours are making their mark in the baking industry and beyond, offering a taste of France’s rich culinary heritage to American consumers.

Fruits King cake (Galette des Rois)

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A Kings cake recipe by Christian Gillet, Pastry-baker trainer at BakeLabRC consulting – French Baker Champion

Frangipane King cake (Galette des Rois)

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A traditional King Cake recipe by Lucas Bistoquet, winner of the Best Galette of Miami 2021/2023 Work at Bonjour Bakery, Miami. A professional baker’s recipe…