Matthews Cotswold Rollright Plain Flour
Cotswold Plain white (all-Purpose) flour for everyday baking. Matthews mill this plain flour from a blend of the highest quality soft wheats to a fine consistency and rich in flavour. This flour can be used for making pastry, cakes, shortbreads, sauces and many more delicious sweet and savoury products.
Also available in 1.5kg Bags here.
Milling and Grain Provenance: We source our soft wheat from our local Cotswold Grain partnership. The fields surrounding the mill are great for soft wheat flour. We prepare our grain in 100-year-old pine wood bins before milling. Soft wheats are best for culinary flour like Plain Flour, Pastry Flour, Cake Flour and Self-Raising Flour. All of our flour is unbleached flour.
Contains: Wheat Flour [Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin (B3), Thiamin (B1)]
Best for: Recipes calling for plain or all-purpose flour.
Recipe Recommendations: Cookies, Muffins, cakes, pastry dough, scones, shortbreads, Banana bread, donuts, Focaccia, soda bread, vegan naan bread. Apple cake, Chocolate-Dipped Biscotti and many delicious sweet and savoury products, crepes.
Did you know: Our Cotswold Plain flour in 16kg bakers bag version is called Rollright after a local village where the ancient Rollright stones lie on top of the hill. Paul Matthews names all the local Cotswold Flours after the original places the grain came from over the last 200 years.
About Matthews Cotswold
MILLING BRITAIN’S FINEST FLOUR FOR OVER 100 YEARS
With a milling legacy spanning eight generations, Matthews Cotswold Flour is one of the UK’s oldest family-run flour mills. Trading grain and milling flour in the heart of the Cotswolds since the 1800s. We believe passionately that our local farming partnerships, traditional milling methods and premium grain selection make for better baking.
We are proud to offer premium quality Organic and Stoneground Wholegrain flour, using grain from local farmers and time-honoured milling techniques.
Generations of farming families
The Matthews Cotswold Flour story began when the original FWP (Frederick) Matthews built a mill on the river Evenlode in 1912. You’ll find us working here to this day, overlooking the picturesque Cotswold village of Shipton-Under-Wychwood. It’s not a bad office view!
The Matthews family have spent over 100 years developing, improving and innovating to consistently produce the very best flour and baking products. Today, the company is led by father and son team Paul and Bertie Matthews – FWP Matthews’ great, great grandsons. This sustained passion and expertise passed down through generations, continues to inform every step of our process – from our local ethos to our traditional methods.
Delivers: A diverse pure white premium plain flour that accommodates a range of baking needs
Milling & Provenance: The flour is milled at a higher extraction meaning a whiter purer flour. Hand selected local Cotswold soft wheats from our Cotswold Grain partnership.
Recipe Recommendation: Try our plain flour when making some shortbread!
Wheat Origin: Great Britain
Product Packed On A Premises that handles Nuts, Seed, Soya & Sesame
Please note: bags smaller than 25kg are decanted at our premises into food grade bags.
Sacks are made from fully recyclable unbleached paper.