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Alan Davidson

Edited by Tom Jaine

in The Oxford Companion to Food

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199677337
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191756276

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The term ‘flour’ which used to be spelled ‘flower’, originally meant the finest product (i.e. ‘the flower’) of the process of bolting meal from cereal grains. In modern times, when the term is used by itself, it is taken to mean ...

Reference Entry.  1639 words. 

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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