I use Red fife Heritage wheat in my baking. I grow, mill, and sift our own wheat. what are peoples experiences with the differences between Heritage wheat's and conventional wheat's in bread baking. I have noticed that the Hydration is different... sometimes it seems like the flour hydrates quickly then for lack of a better word "releases" some of the hydration leaving a liquid layer on the outside of the dough... has anyone else had this experience?

  • You would have to define conventional wheat and what you are comparing. Are you comparing home-milled flour in both cases?
    – user50726
    Oct 2, 2019 at 21:17
  • Isn’t that just the autolyse process happening?
    – Spagirl
    Oct 2, 2019 at 21:53
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    It may just be the autolyse but is seems like a lot of liquid....I use 25% of the home grown and sift red fife in my breads... the other flour is 25% all purpose and 50% ultimate performer by Guisto's Oct 2, 2019 at 23:18


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