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"00" flour in Pasadena?

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Does anyone know where I can get "00" flour in the Pasadena area.

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  1. what is that...whole wheat; pastry flour, high gluten, low gluten, all purpose? that might be a brand name.

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    1. re: chefthisguy

      Special Italian Flour. High protien... supposedly the secret of great pizza dough...

      --Dommy!

    2. My first thought would be Claros

      http://www.claros.com/

      But call to make sure...

      --Dommy!

      1. 00 flour or doppio zero flour is typically used by italians for pizza, foccacia, sometimes pasta. the "00" refers to the grind or the fineness of the flour.

        the caputo brand can be bought at surfas in culver city or nicole's gourmet foods in south pas. make sure you call first as they don't always have it in stock. 626.403.5751.

        you can also buy the american clone by king arthur online - www.kingarthurflour.com. look for "italian-style flour". if you're baking pane rustica or making pizza dough, the caputo is good, but i really like the king arthur 65.

        1. Try Roma Market on Lake and Mountain or Eddy's Market on Michigan and Blanche (near Caltech).

          1. you can find that flour at bristol farms in pasadena, its sold in 5# sacks. they are about $5. good luck. also if you want caputo there is italgourmet in vernon which you could buy mass amounts.

            1. If you're searching for Caputo 00 for pizza making, be sure to hunt out the Caputo 00 "Pizzeria" version. It's even harder to find, but what you want if you want Caputo for pizza...! Surfa's in Culver City usually carries it.

              1. Just a word of caution. As an earlier posting correctly stated "00" refers to the fineness of the milling. There are different types of "00" depending on its intended use. These reflect the amount of gluten. Pizza flour is not the same as pasta flour.