4 TIPS FOR BAKING PERFECT PASTRIES
Author : chef ssentongo geoffrey
blog: tips for baking
With a history dating back to 12th century england, the pastry is unique spin on traditional pastry.Also called oggie or tiddy oggin. it’s a fluffy pastry cusing filled with anything from beef, vegetables or any . in the last few years.
if you’re a culinary graduate who’d like to lop on the bandwagon and experiment with pasties, Here are 4 helpful tips to keep you dough fluffy and your filling goey:
1- pick your pastry
as you might have guessed, the perfect pastry begins with the right pastry .Generally speaking,chefs have two options: puff and shorterust.
2- Add Hot Water
the traditional british approach to cooking the pastry involves the use of hot water . if you ask most hot-water enfuisiosts,they will tell you that it’s the best way to achieve perfectly cooked fillings and a tender crust.
3- Try liquid filling
as mentioned above , beef and vegetables are the most common filling .however, some chefs go a step further with a little extra liquid filling ,like butter, cheese to enhance the filling’s natural flavors.
4 DONT OVER-DO IT
pastries need to be sealed in order to reach maximum tastiness potential.if they avent,then the meat and vegetables wont cook all the way through.
5- rEMEMBER THE BASICS
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