Posts Tagged ‘pastry’

What’s the difference between puff pastry and rough puff pastry?

I remember making pastry at school in home economics lessons. We were taught about four different types of pastry: shortcrust, puff, choux pastry and something else I can’t remember. We then made a recipe with each of them. I remember I made some reasonable profiteroles with choux pastry but I can’t recall how the rest […]


What’s the difference between bread, pastry, cake and biscuits?

It fascinates me that once upon a time someone worked out that if you pick ears of corn, squish them, keep the powder that’s left, mix it up with butter and water and other things, and put them in the fire, the result would be good to eat. So what’s the difference between the various […]

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