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Cake flour in Greece?

E.Kolliopoulos Dec 10, 2007 08:25 AM

Does anyone know what cake flour is called in Greece?

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  1. Laurie Constantino RE: E.Kolliopoulos Dec 13, 2007 05:33 PM

    The kind I buy on the island is called flour for Ζαχαροπλαστικής and another brand is simply called μαλακό αλεύρι. Just be sure you don't buy self-rising flour, unless that is what you are after!

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    1. re: Laurie Constantino
      jennysue292 RE: Laurie Constantino Nov 18, 2008 02:04 AM

      Can someone tell me the difference between the blue and red bags of flour sold in Greece. Red in the UK is plain and blue is Self-raising? Help please

      1. re: jennysue292
        deat RE: jennysue292 Nov 29, 2009 02:29 AM

        Blue is hard winter wheat = bread flour

        Red is soft wheat = cake flour

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      pamvoice RE: E.Kolliopoulos Jun 20, 2010 09:27 PM

      Anything marked Farina is self raising flour.
      As the other member said the red packets, malako are soft flour , more like a cake flour with out additional raising agents.

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