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Offline ERASMO

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HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« on: April 09, 2010, 02:22:10 PM »
I just spoke to a local pizza maker and he uses what he referred to as "High Strength Flour"

What do you think he is referring to.

His place makes greek pan style pizza.


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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2010, 02:24:09 PM »
he means high gluten, or high protein....all the same thing.     

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2010, 02:37:41 PM »
Or Popeye eats it.

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2010, 02:49:39 PM »
ERASMO,

Was it "Full Strength" rather than "High Strength" by any chance?

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2010, 07:31:18 AM »
    He is greek with a strong accent.  He said high strength but I think he meant full strength.  He is going to bring me a small bag today when he does I am going to pick his brain and try to find out exactly what four it is.  This man operates one of our favorite greek style pan pizza places and he enjoyed seeing my wood fired oven video on you tube so we started talking pizza.  I am hoping to find out his recipe and ingredients.

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2010, 08:21:18 AM »
ERASMO,

The last Greek pizza place I visited, where both of the owners were also Greek with pretty fairly heavy accents, I was told that the flour they were using is the GM Full Strength flour. You can see the specs at http://www.gmflour.com/gmflour/Flour_SpecSheet/FullStrength%20Enr%20Mal%20Bl%20Bro53381.doc.

Peter

EDIT (4/15/14): For a current link to the Full Strength flour, see http://www.professionalbakingsolutions.com/product/full-strength-flour-bleached-bromated-enriched-malted-50-lb/53381000

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2010, 06:31:48 PM »
Thanks
I appreciate the info.


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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2010, 12:36:22 PM »
Any one ever try pillsbury so strong flour. 

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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2010, 10:08:50 PM »
Hey,

Are you around the Philadelphia area? I'm Greek and from Philadelphia... I know a lot of Greek's in the pizza business. A lot of them are doing Pan Pizzas.
MOST of them use Pillsbury So strong High Gluten Flour.
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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2010, 07:39:43 AM »
Paperboy

Yes, Philadelphia area.

I was going to pick up a bag of the GM Full Strength. Do you think the So Strong would be a better choice?

Thanks for the info!


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Re: HIGH STRENGTH FLOUR???
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2010, 08:21:05 AM »
The greek plce my cousin works at uses Pillsbury XXX.


 

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