Peasemeal is a versatile, healthy and nutritious flour used in cooking and baking since Roman times. Unique to Golspie Mill, yellow field peas are roasted, caramelizing some of the sugars present, darkening them and increasing the nutritional value, giving higher levels of protein and starch.
Roasted peas are then milled through three sets of millstones using the restored water-powered mill to produce a fine yellowish powder. The historic renovated mill is fascinating, from the roasting through to the three sets of stones required for the stages of milling. Peasemeal production is time consuming though the results superb.
Peasemeal production was a dying art until it was revived by Michael Shaw at Golspie Mill. Peasemeal is increasingly used by chefs for its flavour and warm hue making it both a delicious and attractive ingredient.
Golspie Mill is…
Finalist BBC Food and Farming Awards 2011
Finalist in the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2012
Finalist in the Best Food Producer category
in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2011
Member of the Traditional Cornmiller’s Guild, Michael produces a range of traditional stoneground comestibles with heritage grains at this restored watermill. Driven by water from the Big Burn and using only the finest natural ingredients, Golspie Mill has been making a high quality range of flours and meals since being fully restored in 1992.
GOLSPIE MILL ALSO PRODUCES …
ORGANIC STRONG WHOLEMEAL BREAD FLOUR
ORGANIC PLAIN WHOLEMEAL FLOUR
ORGANIC RYE FLOUR
MEDIUM OATMEAL (Organic & conventional)
COARSE OATMEAL (Organic & conventional)
Available at good indy delis/farm shops including Allarburn Farm Shop, Gordon & MacPhail.
Also available online & through GreenCity Wholefoods