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100% Whole Grain Oat and Currant Scones

This recipe was create by Oliveto Pastry Chef Jenny Raven and it is a very popular scone in the cafe. For the cafe she makes it with our Hard White Winter Wheat flour, which is available in bulk at a number of stores. Here we make it with our Hard Red Winter Wheat Flour and we love the nutty flavor it gives the scone while the butter and buttermilk keep the texture light. This recipe…

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Shortbread Cookies

We highly recommend these paired with your favorite ice cream, sorbet, an espresso, dipped in chocolate … the list goes on. These little rectangles of joy are versatile and deserve a spot in your cookie repertoire.

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Ligurian-Style Whole Grain Focaccia

This focaccia is made in the dimpled, Ligurian “schiacciata” tradition. It can be topped with anything, including cheese, olives, and dabs of pesto. The dough is bathed with salt water and oil, sealing in the moisture and creating a salty, crunch crust. I have used instant yeast here because it is increasingly more prevalent in stores, and because it shortens the preparation time with the same results as active dry yeast.

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