Wheat flour is a powder made from grinding wheat, making is usable for human consumption. There are different types of wheat flour, distinguished by the amount of gluten they contain, their color, the parts of the grain used, and the type of wheat. Wheat flour is an essential ingredient in bread, cakes, cookies, and most baked goods.
Flour is an essential ingredient for most home chefs. You can use it to make bread, baked goods, pancakes, and more. Additionally, it can be used to thicken sauces or create a roux. Flour is also used for coating foods like fried chicken or cutlets. Finally, flour is a key ingredient in making pasta.
Open the original flour packaging and transfer your flour to an airtight container. Glass or plastic works well. Keep your flour dry. Moisture will ruin flour. Store the flour in a cool, dark place like a pantry, refrigerator, or freezer. If you freeze your flour, which will help maintain quality for a longer time, use a freezer bag to prevent any moisture or odors from getting absorbed into the flour.