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French Cuisine


Cheese Soufflé
Onion Tart
Puff Pastry dough
Salmon & Spinach Quiche
Shortcrust Pastry
Chicken Croquettes
Raspberry French Toast
French Onion Soup
Baked Tomaoes

Shortcrust Pastry

Ingredients :

200 g plain flour

100 g unsalted butter

50 cl [17 fl oz] water

2 pinches salt (never forget the salt, it is important)

Method :

put the flour in a salad bowl, form a well and put the salt and very small cubes of cold butter in it.

Work the butter and flour with your fingertips and add water in 2 or 3 times .

Press and form a ball of dough .

If it does not form a ball, add a Tbsp water ; if it is too sticky, add a bit flour.

Chill for 30 minutes at least.

                                               Vandana Dubey's Recipe Site.