In both types of pastry, the dough rises in layers or flakes. In Flaky Pastry the dough contains all the flour and water but only a low proportion of fat In Rough Puff all the fat is added to the flour in small pieces, but is not rubbed-in. The water therefore comes in contact with the flour in both these pastries so that the gluten develops into long strands resulting in layers of pastry.
Unbaked and baked pastry may be frozen in slab form, or prepared as pies, pasties, turnovers, flans and unfilled cases. Baked pies store for a longer period, depending on the filling, but a frozen unbaked pie has a better flavour and scent, and the pastry is crisper and flakier. Read about such types of pastry and pies: slab pastry, pastry cases, unbaked pies, baked pies, meat pies, fruit pies, fruit pie fillings, sausage rolls, savoury and sweet flans.
The advance preparation and freezing of stocks, soups and sauces is a valuable aid to kitchen economy; vegetables can be preserved in a useful form when they are cheap, stock can be kept safely, and much time can be saved in the final preparation of cheap meals. Read about such dishes: stock and bouillon, thick soups, basic sauces, meat sauce, tomato sauce and puree, fruit sauces.
The topic is not a new one. When Argentina spiraled into social and economic collapse in the 2001 life changed for everyone. A article entitled “Lessons from Argentina’s economic collapse” from Ferfal documents the struggles of living in a collapsing society.
My brother visited Argentina a few weeks ago. He’s been living in Spain for a few years now. Within the first week, he got sick, some kind of strong flu, even though climate isn’t that cold and he took care of himself. Without a doubt he got sick because there are lots of new viruses in my country that can’t be found in 1st world countries. The misery and famine lead us to a situation where, even though you have food, shelter and health care, most of others don’t, and therefore they get sick and spread the diseases all over the region.
There are lots of meat recies. Cooked meat is very delicious, so people have many methods of cooking it: boiling, pot roasting, braising, stewing, casserole cookery, grilling, frying and so on. In this article you'll read about these methods, different tips, rules and advice. Choose suitable for you method and enjoy meat dishes!
Many items may be frozen as first courses, or for serving at parties, and a number of these can also be used for a light meal. Additionally Soups, Savoury Flans and Pancakes with savoury fillings can be used as meal starters. Among appetisers there are: canapes, bacon-wrapped appetisers, cheese pastries, savoury choux pastries, vol-au-vent cases, dips and spreads, meat and game pates, fish pates, potted shrimps, quiche lorraine, pizza.
Dear Chef Mom: I made a chicken casserole and added wine to it before baking. My sister-in-law told me there was no way that I could serve that to our kids because it's a myth that the alcohol burns off during cooking. I always heard that once you cook a food with alcohol in it, all that's left is the flavor. Who's right?
Hawaii is the earth's most isolated landmass. Yet we import over 90 percent of our food! The ongoing status quo is Hawaii has less than 10 days of food on hand. We import 25 percent of our bananas, 65 percent of our lemons, limes, and avocados, and 86 percent of our taro.
Guajillo honey looms large in the history, culture and economy of southwestern Texas, particularly in the development of Uvalde County, located about 165 miles southwest of the state capital, Austin. Guajillo honey is crystal white with a pearly reflection like new milk or a very light amber color. Guajillo has an extremely delicate and distinctive taste that is described as very light, mild, rich, smooth and sweet, with a hint of lavender. It has a perfume-like fragrance.
Experian Simmons, a company that researches consumer-related issues, recently released a five-year study on the fast-food industry and found that, when it comes to McDonald's, we're still lovin' it.
There are 12 power foods that make up a large part of your diet. The more of these foods you eat, the better your body will be able to increase lean muscle mass and avoid storing fat. These products are: nuts, beans, green vegetables, dairy products, oatmeal, eggs, lean meats, peanut butter, olive oil, cereals, extra-protein powder, berries.
You've probably heard that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. What you may not know is that women like to eat too, and cooking for your girlfriend is a great way to show your appreciation for her. If you're reading this article, you probably haven't cooked for your girlfriend before, or if you have, it didn't turn out as well as you hoped, or you are just concerned with doing things to make your girlfriend happy. Don't worry, though; with a little planning and work, anybody can pull off a thoughtful, home-cooked dinner. Follow these tips and you'll be cooking up romance in no time.
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