It's been a banner year for Texas heirloom grains and corn, and you'll be able to taste the difference immediately. Flours that lend a perfect crispness to your waffles, a bit of chew to your pizzas. A hint of toothsome crunch to your almond cake, courtesy of some Hickory King cornmeal. A bread you could swear included cinnamon and molasses, because that's the aroma of Rouge de Bordeaux straight from the field.
In 2016, Barton Springs Mill set out to bring authentic heritage and landrace grains and corn to our fellow Texans. We work with farmers across the state, all exceptional at their craft, to grow organic crops using the same strains of seeds planted here in Texas in the early 1900s. (We've got the farming chops of Henry Martens in Tokio, TX, to thank for those gorgeous crops above.)
Most every day of the week, the mill is running, churning eight varieties of wheat, five varieties of corn, two varieties of rice and rye, and spelt for Texans who prize the nuances of taste, texture, and performance found only in heritage crops.
If you don’t know what great great grandpa's grains taste like, come give it a try. Visit us at the mill, take a baking class, eat at the restaurants cooking with our products, talk with one of our staff to find out the best starter flour for you. There’s a big world beyond bleached white flour and GMO corn, and you are going to love it.
We ordered a mix of flours to introduce new flavor combinations. So far, Barton Springs has not failed to produce great taste.
Rouge de Bordeaux
All-Purpose Standard 'Red Blend'
This flour has been making delicious bread.
New to baking with rye, but so glad Danko was recommended to me. A little goes a long way to improving both the taste and texture of my bread. I use this every day when making baguettes, and just starting to experiment adding to other breads I make, including the pizza dough. Loving it!
Girlfriend loves to bake and makes amazing creations. For her birthday we purchased a gift card so she could have fun shopping at the mill online. She was so excited and has been at work in the kitchen trying all the new ingredients ever since. Upgrading to Barton Springs flour is a "drop the mic" move!
I became acquainted with Barton Springs Mill because my daughter game me “flours” for Mothers Day:) This is a high quality product that yields superior baked goods. I have used the all purpose flour, rye flour, cornmeal and polenta. Will order again.
I messed up a bread recipe pretty badly and this flour apologized for my ineptitude. Will buy again. Tasty!
Amazing, nutty flavor. Amazing flour tortillas. And amazing muffins andother things too since it's basically a pastry flour. And stealth whole wheat that looks white makes it more palatable to family who would otherwise complain :D
Best flour I have ever used to bake with. I am hooked!
Shipment came in timely manner. wheat is clean and looks good.
Happy with the order.
I have loved all of the products that I have bought from your mill. I would love some bread recipes for my bread machine.....
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Making sourdough starter for the first time and needed Rye flour to rev up the process, none to be found near me. After finding Barton Springs Mill online, I placed an order for the item, it arrived promptly and I am very pleased with the product and the customer service.
Really usual grits with terrific flavor.
Received exactly what I ordered in a timely manner. All their flours have been excellent.
Thank you for this beautiful, high quality product.
Rouge de Bordeaux
I ordered a variety of flours from Barton Springs Mill because I wanted to expand the flavors of the sourdough I’ve been making. The local grocery sells perfectly “fine” flour but I suspected there was better quality and enhanced flavor available. The Rouge de Bordeaux looked and sounded like what I wanted. It absolutely is. It is flavorful and was very easy to work with. Admittedly, I’ve only been making bread for about a year and have probably make 40-45 loaves but I love this flour.
Rouge de Bordeaux
Best grits ever
It’s by far one of my favorites to bake with!
Good quality but expensive
Added bonus: It’s fresh, and it’s done right. Quality like this cannot be found in mass produced flours.
Great product quick delivery!
Love each of my new products!
I use Rouge de Bordeaux (whole wheat) for my sourdough loaves, it's very high quality and I absolutely recommend!
I’ve never been a fan of whole wheat but rouge se Bordeaux exceeded my expectations and I love it . I will definitely order it again.
I love this flour. Using it as a “bread flour” instead of the store bought variety has taken my sourdough loaf to a new level. Beautiful crumb and height along with hearty whole wheat taste!
Just made a loaf of sourdough withe Yecora Rojo. Lovely texture and flavor. I'll use this again.
I love all my flours from the mill! I started baking bread a couple of years ago and finding y’all has taken it to a whole other level. We don’t even buy bread at the store anymore. I just made my first loaf of sourdough this week using AP and yecoro rojo. It was fantastic! I grew my starter after watching your video and Abby Love’s great video for making the bread. So thank you for those! I also use your flours for pie crusts, pancakes, waffles, cookies, brownies and muffins! Love the rouge de Bordeaux!
The yecora rojo was just what I wanted: full flavored, sort of nutty.
Both of these cornmeals make delicious cornbread. They have distinctive flavors and are every bit as delicious as the yellow. If you regularly eat beans and cornbread, these heirlooms are going to make you happy.
Ordered the wrong Item, contacted the mill before shipment and they changed the order and refunded me the difference promptly. Third time purchase.