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Question

Hi everyone, I need to use plain flour for a recipe but which does that correspond to here in Belgium? Thanks in advance for your help

anon

Plain Flour is Farine de Ble
Selfraising is Farine De Gateaux

Jan 29, 2020 18:34
CM

It all depends on what you are making. What recipe are you wanting to do?

Jan 29, 2020 18:55
becasse

You will find self-raising flour in Carrefour labelled as farine fermentante.

Jan 29, 2020 21:09
CM

Plain flour is NOT self raising flour (farine fermentante)!

Jan 30, 2020 09:36
becasse

"Plain flour is NOT self raising flour (farine fermentante)!"
I realise that but was providing relevant information after ANON's remark that self-raising is "farine de gateaux" which might be what the dictionary says but isn't how it is labelled in at least Carrefour.

Jan 30, 2020 10:28
anon

OK Sorry, I was just trying to be helpful.

I buy self raising flour as this in my local shop:
https://www.francine.com/les-bons-produits/les-farines/farine-pour-gatea...

But as the OP is looking for plain flour, they should just look for "Farine de Ble"

Jan 30, 2020 12:27
Dwills

Thank you to everyone for your help it is much appreciated. I was making some sesame flatbreads, I took your tips for farine de ble and they ended up light and fluffy and delicious! Thank you for taking the time to help

Feb 3, 2020 16:39