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As many of us have discovered, baking is a lot of fun, but it is also a science so here is our quick guide to ensure you are using the correct flour for successful results!

Plain flour
White flour, also known as plain or all-purpose flour, has most of the bran and wheat germ removed. Usually used for cakes, pastries and biscuits.

Strong flour
Made from 'hard' wheat varieties which are high in gluten, making it ideal for bread-making. Strong flour is not suitable for cakes. It requires kneading, before 'proving' to relax the gluten and increase the stretch & elasticity of the dough which allows it to rise and produce a good loaf. 

Self-raising flour
Self-raising flour has the raising agent already added, this is used for cakes and batter, and gives the finished product a lighter texture.

Wholemeal or wholewheat flour
Made from the wholegrain, wholemeal flour produces heavier results than white flour, these are often used in combination with white or strong flour.

'00' flour
A special grade refined flour for making pasta or pizza bases. Italian flour is graded by colour marked* 00-04 where 00 is really really white and 04 is closer to wholemeal.  *[resulting from the extent to which the bran and the germ are extracted from the flour]

Scroll down to find some of the great quality flour we stock  »

  • Dunany Flour Organic Rye 1kg

    Dunany Flour Organic Rye 1kg

    Stoneground at Dunany Farm, Togher.
    100% natural product.

    €3.50

  • Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Extra Coarse 1.5kg

    Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Extra Coarse 1.5kg

    Stoneground at Dunany Farm, Togher. 

    100% natural product. 

    €4.00

  • Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Fine Ground 1.5kg

    Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Fine Ground 1.5kg

    Organic, wholemeal fine ground flour.

    €4.00

  • Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Spelt 1kg

    Dunany Flour Organic Wholemeal Spelt 1kg

    Stoneground at Dunany Farm, Togher
    100% natural product

    €4.00

  • Macroom Flour Stoneground Wholewheat Flour Extra Coarse 2kg

    Macroom Flour Stoneground Wholewheat Flour Extra Coarse 2kg

    Macroom Flour is milled in the traditional manner from the Walton Milling Tradition, established 1832.

    This flour is extra coarse stoneground wholewheat is additive and preservative free.

    €3.50

  • Organic Buckwheat Flour 500g

    Organic Buckwheat Flour 500g

    Organic Buckwheat Flour

    €2.88

  • Odlums Cream Plain Flour 2kg

    Odlums Cream Plain Flour 2kg

    At Odlums, we have been milling the finest quality wheat to bring you Ireland’s favourite flour for over 160 years! Our expertise began in 1845 when the Odlum family opened their first flour mill in Portlaoise and we have been milling Ireland’s best-loved flour ever since. Bake with the Best is our philosophy and using Odlums’ ingredients guarantees baking brilliance and delicious results every time! 

    €3.00

  • Flahavan’s Irish Course Cut Oatmeal Tin 700g

    Flahavan’s Irish Course Cut Oatmeal Tin 700g

    A bowl of Flahavans is all about taste. Creating that taste starts with sourcing the finest quality oats from the rich rolling farmlands of southeast Ireland. Our mill situated in a small village in Waterford, has been an independant family business for over 200 years. We use milling techniques handed down over generations to create perfect porridge oats. The unspoilt local environment and mild wet climate is ideal for growing the finest oats. At harvest time we take in our new season oats, drying and storing them for the year ahead. Because our ats are less processed, they keep their natuarl wholesome texture and flavour, the result is a warm nourishing bowl of Flahavan's; Cooking Instructions- Cook on the hob(serves 2)- Stir half a cup(80g) into 400 mls of water/milk. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5-7 minutes stirring occasionall, allow to stand for 1 minute before serving; Microwave-Stir 40 g of Flahavans Course Cut oatmeal into 170 mls of water/milk, Microwave on high for 3 minutes, stir and return to microwave to cook for another 1 minute before serving(based on a 900W microwave)

    €5.50

  • Ballybrado Organic Spelt Flour White 1Kg

    Ballybrado Organic Spelt Flour White 1Kg

    Since its establishment in 1983 as one of Ireland’s first organic farms, Ballybrado became a centre point for a movement that was critical of the unsustainable way in which food was being produced, its effect on our environment and our health.

    Today the team sustainability has become an important parameter for think tanks around the world who asses the long-term effects of human activity: how we treat our global resources, how we deal with climate change and even how we develop sustainable market economies.

    After decades of organic farming at Ballybrado the place has become a haven for wildlife and a splendid example for living and working in harmony with nature, in line with the philosophy “Think global, act local”. 

    €5.25

  • Ballybrado Organic Spelt Flour Whole Grade 1kg

    Ballybrado Organic Spelt Flour Whole Grade 1kg

    You can use spelt to bake breads, cakes, pastries and even pasta. When baking, spelt behaves like wheat flour. You may just find the dough is a little stickier.

    €4.50

  • Ballybrado Organic Whole Rye Flour 1kg

    Ballybrado Organic Whole Rye Flour 1kg

    Rye is an excellent source of dietary fibre, minerals and vitamins. It is a much appreciated addition to today's bread palate and is mainly used in sourdough baking.

    €2.95

  • Odlums Self Raising Flour 2kg

    Odlums Self Raising Flour 2kg

    At Odlums, we have been milling the finest quality wheat to bring you Ireland’s favourite flour for over 160 years! Our expertise began in 1845 when the Odlum family opened their first flour mill in Portlaoise and we have been milling Ireland’s best-loved flour ever since. Bake with the Best is our philosophy and using Odlums’ ingredients guarantees baking brilliance and delicious results every time! 

    €3.00

  • Ballybrado Organic Whole Wheat Flour Coarse 1kg

    Ballybrado Organic Whole Wheat Flour Coarse 1kg

    The Whole Grain - nothing added, nothing taken away! 100% whole grade wheat flour, stone ground, adds extra bite to baking, Ideal for all your home baking

    €3.00

  • Ballybrado Organic Whole Wheat Flour Fine 1kg

    Ballybrado Organic Whole Wheat Flour Fine 1kg

    The Whole Grain - nothing added, nothing taken away! 100% whole grade wheat flour, stone ground, Ideal for all your home baking

    €3.00

  • True Natural Goodness Organic Coconut Flour 250g

    True Natural Goodness Organic Coconut Flour 250g

    High in dietary fibre

    From the tiny, idyllic island of Sri Lanka, this finely ground powder made from dried coconut is perfect as a high-quality natural substitute for grain-based flours. Its creamy, soft texture and subtle, nutty taste makes it suitable for both savoury and sweet dishes.

    How to use: Use in home baking for pastries, breads, cupcakes and generally as a substitute for wheat flour. Also fantastic as a thickener- add a little to soups, stews, curries and gravies to thicken. When substituting for other flours use 35-50% of the amount suggested in most recipes. 

    €2.75

  • Durrow Mills Organic 100% Sprouted Rye Flour 800g

    Durrow Mills Organic 100% Sprouted Rye Flour 800g

    Organic 100% Sprouted Rye Flour - use in bread, brownies, cookies

    • High in fibre
    • Raw dried
    • Stone milled
    • Intense  flavour

    €7.50

  • The Little Mill Company Plain Wholemeal Flour 1.5kg

    The Little Mill Company Plain Wholemeal Flour 1.5kg

    Plain Wholemeal flour

    Made from Irish wheat, grown locally here in Kilkenny, The Little Mill Plain Wholemeal Flour is a coarse flour that is suitable for making soda breads.

    €2.80

  • The Little Mill Company Wholemeal Spelt Flour Stoneground 1.5kg

    The Little Mill Company Wholemeal Spelt Flour Stoneground 1.5kg

    The little Mills stoneground wholemeal flour has been produced by the Mosse Family, who have been milling by the banks of the River Nore in Co. Kilkenny for seven generations. “Our wholemeal flour has been produced using traditional stoneground milling methods, which means unlike refined flour it retains all of its nutritional goodness, B & E vitamins, antioxidants, fibre, protein, minerals and healthy oils. Nothing added, nothing taken away, wholemeal flour as it should be.”

    €5.25

  • Durrow Mills Organic 100% Sprouted Buckwheat Flour 800g

    Durrow Mills Organic 100% Sprouted Buckwheat Flour 800g

    Organic 100% Sprouted Buckwhaet Flour - the ideal pancake flour

    • Source of protein
    • High in fibre
    • Raw dried
    • Stone milled
    • Intense nutty flavour

    €7.50

  • The Little Mill Company Strong Seeded Wholemeal Flour Stoneground 1.5kg

    The Little Mill Company Strong Seeded Wholemeal Flour Stoneground 1.5kg

    The little Mills stoneground wholemeal flour has been produced by the Mosse Family, who have been milling on the banks of the River Nore in Co. Kilkenny for seven generations. “Our wholemeal flour has been produced using traditional stoneground milling methods, which means unlike refined flour it retains all of its nutritional goodness, B & E vitamins, antioxidants, fibre, protein, minerals and healthy oils. Nothing added, nothing taken away, wholemeal flour as it should be”.

    €3.50

  • Doves Farm Organic Strong White Bread Flour 1.5kg

    Doves Farm Organic Strong White Bread Flour 1.5kg

    Milled from strong hard wheat and sieved to make a fine wheat bread flour. Ideal for use in bread machines, for oven baked yeast cookery and profiteroles. 

    €2.70

  • Doves Farm Free From Gluten Rice Flour 1kg

    Doves Farm Free From Gluten Rice Flour 1kg

    Creamy in colour and neutral in flavour rice flour is embraced by many sweet and savoury dishes. It makes great puddings, biscuits and baked goods and can be used to thicken sauces.

    €2.45

  • Doves Farm Organic Wholemeal Spelt Flour 1kg

    Doves Farm Organic Wholemeal Spelt Flour 1kg

    Organic Stoneground from an ancient relative of modern wheat, spelt will add delicious complex flavours to all your baking. 

    €3.80

  • Doves Farm Plain White Gluten Free Flour 1kg

    Doves Farm Plain White Gluten Free Flour 1kg

    This special flour blend milled from naturally gluten free ingredients is a great alternative to everyday wheat flour. Follow one of our gluten free recipes or adapt a traditional recipe by adding a little extra liquid.  

    €2.95

  • Doves Farm Organic Self Raising White Flour 1kg

    Doves Farm Organic Self Raising White Flour 1kg

    Finely milled, organic flour with added raising agents for perfectly risen sponges and cakes. 

    This product is Soil Association and Kosher certified. 

    €1.95

  • Doves Farm Organic Strong Wholemeal Bread Flour 1.5kg

    Doves Farm Organic Strong Wholemeal Bread Flour 1.5kg

    Flour milled from organic strong hard 100% whole wheat grain. Ideal for oven baked yeast cookery and bread machines. 

    €2.60

  • De Cecco Farina Di Grano Tenero “00” 1kg

    De Cecco Farina Di Grano Tenero “00” 1kg

    The De Cecco Soft wheat flour "00" is ideal for creating different homemade dishes. You can use it to make excellent handmade pasta, fresh bread, or soft pizza dough, as well as breading and pastries. This is a naturally versatile and ready to-use product, ideal for any use in the kitchen.

    €2.39

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