Flaky Pastry

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By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • 10 ounces plain flour
  • generous pinch of salt
  • squeeze of <


Sieve flour and salt into a clean, dry bowl and add lemon juice. Divide butter into 4 equal parts. Take one of these pieces and rub it into the flour with the tips of the Angers until mixture is quite free from lumps. Then add just enough iced water to form dough into one lump. Mix with hands as lightly as possible and turn out on to a floured board. Knead lightly until free from cracks, and th