Pastry

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Food & Nutrition

Pastry Making
Pastry Techniques

Pastry is so useful. The different techniques can be used in an endless array of dishes, savory and sweet. A calm, organized approach using a cool worktop and ingredients will help produce great pastry. Work in as cool an environment as possible well away from the cooker or boiler. Kitchens are usually coolest in the mornings. Use your finger tips- the coolest part of your hands. While it helps to allow the fat to soften, before using, don't let it get too warm

Sift the flour and when rubbing in the fat, lift the flour as high as possible while keeping it in the bowl- both steps will incorporate cold air which will expand once in the oven and produce light pastry. Rub until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs then stop- if you over do it, you will have tough, old pastry on your hands. Add the water gradually; you really don't want to have to add more flour after liquid. On the other hand, too little will create a dry and crumbly dough that will be hard to roll without breaking.

Mixing, Rolling, Panning, Trimming and Cooking Pastry

~Make a disk
-Before you chill or roll out the dough, take the time to shape in into an even disk less then an inch thick and smooth edges. Well floured hands and a well floured work surface will make this easier. This will make the dough much easier to roll out quickly and evenly and will help avoid cracking on the edges.

~ Chill the Dough
-Chill the dough before you roll it out for at least 30 minutes and up to two days. Again, if it is very hot out, think about freezing the dough for 10 minutes just before you start to roll it out.

~Roll the Dough, Turn the Dough
-Roll out the dough on a very well floured work surface with a well floured rolling pin. With each pass of the rolling pin, turn the dough a quarter turn (about 90 degrees). This will let you know…...

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