Category KITCHEN TIPS

How to make puff pastry dough

Easy Puff Pastry Dough

Ingredients

225g/8oz plain flour, plus extra for rolling out
½ tsp fine salt
250g/9oz unsalted butter, cold but not rock hard (or you can use half butter, half lard)
150ml/¼ pint ice-cold water

Method

1. Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl, then put the bowl in the fridge for a few minutes to chill...

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How to Blanch Tomatoes

How-to-Blanch-Tomatoes

Blanching is a method of briefly boiling tomatoes to make it easier to peel it without turning them to mush. Recipes for tomato soup or sauce often calls for blanching of the tomatoes. This steps & following video will show you how to blanch tomatoes easily.

1. Wash the tomatoes & trim the stems...

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