Tips to make your shortcrust pastry flakier

Ask the question: ‘How do I make a flaky shortcrust pastry?’ and you’ll get a dozen different answers. So we’ve gathered some of the latest thinking on how to deliver a flaky pastry. We’ve also included a YouTube video from Kaiser Culinary University which shows the method to make pastry in case you need a reminder or are new to pastry making.

HOW TO COOK Salt - how to make grey seasoning salt

How to make and use Grey Seasoning Salt

When you are cooking, it can be a bother to grind salt and black pepper each time. So why not make our grey salt? It’s a balanced mixture of sea salt and black peppercorns that you can use instead of having to grind salt and pepper each time.