Late this summer, I helped my beau harvest his organically-grown wheat. He grows several varieties, many of them heirlooms, and it was breathtaking to see the fields go from lush green-blue to crisp and golden through the season.
Earlier this summer, we finally buckled and bought a KoMo kitchen flour mill which we had been coveting for a long time. Our mill is our new best friend, turning just about any grain into flour. It’s so enjoyable to mill our own wheat into flour, on demand. Fresh and fragrant, its flavor is incomparable. And having whole wheat flour on hand was perfect for baking this groaning cake which my sister and I recently made, to celebrate the arrival of her baby.