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How-To

How To Make Puff Pastry

This is the lightest and flakiest of all the layered pastries and well worth mastering, as good homemade puff pastry is far superior to even the best bought puff pastries.

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Eggs

How To Make a Savoury Soufflé

A savoury soufflé is a thick white sauce, enriched with egg yolks, with flavourings added and whisked egg whites folded in to provide lift. Once mastered, soufflés become straightforward to make.

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Eggs

How To Make Meringues

Meringues are universally popular and they form the basis of many desserts, from pavlova to Îles flottantes (poached meringues floating in a pool of custard). There are three basic types of meringue: the Swiss meringue, the meringue cuite and Italian meringue.

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How-To

How To Make Suet Pastry

Suet pastry is most often used for steamed puddings. The raising agent in the flour helps to give the pastry a lighter texture. Unlike most other pastries, suet pastry should not be rested before use because the raising agent starts working as soon as the liquid is added.

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