Which grain grows in Austria?

Welches Getreide wächst in Österreich?

In Austria, grain is grown on an area of around 800,000 hectares. This accounts for a significant portion of Austria’s arable land used for agriculture. Before we go into the individual types of grain that grow in Austria, we would like to say something about cereal cultivation in general. Namely, a distinction is made in […]

What can be done with bran?

Was kann man mit Kleie machen?

Before we let you know what you can use bran for, let’s first clarify what it is. Bran is the term used to describe the milling by-product that is left over when a grain is processed into flour. In the production of white flours, it is the marginal layers (seed coat, fruit coat, aleurone layer) […]

Useful tips for buckwheat

Praktische Tipps für den Buchweizen

Although the name might suggest it, buckwheat has nothing to do with wheat. Buckwheat is a pseudo-cereal, as it does not belong to the botanical family Poaceae – just like most conventional cereals. Moreover, it does not contain gluten. Buckwheat contains many important macro- and micronutrients as well as health-promoting phytochemicals. However, we won’t go […]

What are antioxidants?

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In today’s post, we’ll explain what antioxidants are all about, when to use them, and what foods contain them. But before we get into antioxidants per se, we need to start our explanations a few steps ahead for understanding: We humans subject our bodies to stress on a daily basis – and “chemical stress” is […]

What are antioxidants?

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In today’s post, we’ll explain what antioxidants are all about, when to use them, and what foods contain them. But before we get into antioxidants per se, we need to start our explanations a few steps ahead for understanding: We humans subject our bodies to stress on a daily basis – and “chemical stress” is […]

Ideas for leftover bread

Ideas for leftover bread

Last week we wrote to you in the blog post “ Why is so much bread thrown away? “Informs about reasons for excessive loss of bread and pastries. Today you will find out how you can do your part in your own household to ensure that less bread ends up in the trash. We have […]

Why is so much bread thrown away?

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In western countries, where a multitude of people live in abundance, food waste cannot be denied. Quite the opposite: huge amounts of food, some of which are still edible, are thrown away. Bread and baked goods are some of the most common foods that land in the trash. But what are the causes of this […]

Backen mit Vollkornmehl

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Here on the Blog of the Salzburg grain mills With very few exceptions, almost all recipes contain whole wheat flour. Fresh flour from the grain mill brings with it tons of valuable nutrients such as minerals and vitamins. It also tastes incredibly good. But baking with whole wheat flour has to be learned. If you […]

Quinoa – praktische Tipps

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You can find a post with more general information about quinoa HERE on our BLOG. Today we want to let you know which ones are best to buy and how to store them properly. Quinoa is known as a pseudograin. The reason for this is that botanically it belongs to the foxtail family. Conventional types […]

What are phytochemicals?

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Maybe some of you already have posts on ours Blog of the phytochemicals read. Today we clarify what this is about. As the name suggests, these are substances that only occur in plants. More precisely, phytochemicals can only be produced by plants. Usually they have a specific function and serve the plant, for example, as […]