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Aug 25, 2013 10:46 PM

Good bread flour for home baking?

Any suggestions for finding quality and/or artisanal bread flour for home baking in Manhattan, Brooklyn or Queens? Preferably NOT run-of-the-mill super market brands. I'd like to make a hearty, french sour boule. If not in these 3 boroughs, perhaps an online source then?

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  1. Many people like King Arthur's bread flour with 12.5% protein.

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    1. re: bcc

      +1 for king arthur's, i use their other varities, fairway and whole foods sell a good selection- call the store bf you visit, can vary by location. Amazon sells it too.

      1. re: Ttrockwood

        Sullivan St and Gran Daisy use King Arthur flour

    2. Suggest you post on Home Cooking board for smaller brands / online sources.

        1. I don't know where you live but go to the ugliest supermarket in a nice neighborhood(like Associate in NYC) and most likely they carry the King Arthur's flour at the lowest price.

          I am in NJ and I go to Shop Rite and they have the cheapest price on King Arthur's flour.

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          1. re: Monica

            Good idea! The OP needs their bread flour though and the most common king arthur stores sell is just the AP.

          2. There's a vendor at the union square green market on Saturdays that sells different kinds of flour.