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Whole-wheat bread Facts Wheat and barley were two of the earliest plants to be cultivated. Flatbreads were popular with the Egyptians. Romans: A family's social and economic status could be determined by the bread they ate. White: high status Whole-wheat: low status Raw Materials 3 main ingredients: Grain, water, baker’s yeast Grain has three parts: bran (outer layer), germ (reproductive system), and the endosperm (inner core). Whole-wheat bread and rye consists of all three parts. White bread only has the endosperm Most of the nutrients are in the bran and germ. How bread is made -Grain mill: The harvested grain is grinded and then sold to bakeries -The bakery: 1. In the mixer, yeast and water are added to the flour. Other ingredients are added such as salt, sugar, gluten, and honey. Whole-wheat bread The growth of yeast produces gas bubbles (CO 2 ), which makes the bread rise. In a factory it takes about three hours to ferment the yeast.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. The mixer then kneads the dough for about eight minutes. 3. The dough is put onto a slide before it reaches the dough divider. Whole-wheat bread 4. The dough slowly rolls through the divider and mechanical arms cut the dough at predetermined lengths. 5. The dough is put on to a conveyor and is shaped into balls. 6. Dough balls are floured so they will not stick before being molded. Whole-wheat bread 7. The dough then goes to the molder, (rests here so yeast can act) where it is folded and rolled and put into pans. 8. Dough pieces go through the prover at 42 degrees Celsius and 70% humidity. Then the dough is baked for 20 minutes at 255 degrees. 9. Then the bread is placed on a conveyor to cool. Whole-wheat bread 10. It goes to the slicer where vertical, steel blades slice the bread. 11. The bread is finally placed in pre-printed bags. Time to make bread is 5 hours....
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