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Cheese straws powerpoint.
Cheese Straws
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Ingredients
100g plain white flour
a large pinch of mustard powder
50g margarine
50g mature Cheddar cheese
1x 15ml spoon cold water
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Equipment
Baking tray, sieve, mixing bowl, 1x5ml spoon, 1x15ml spoon,
flour dredger, rolling pin, palette knife, grater, pastry brush and
cooling rack.
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Method
1. Preheat oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6.
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2. Lightly grease a baking tray.
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3. Sift the flour and mustard powder into a mixing bowl.
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4. Add the margarine to the flour.
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5. Using your fingertips, rub the margarine into the
flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
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6. Grate the cheese.
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7. Stir the cheese into the flour mixture.
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8. Using your hands, mix to form a smooth dough,
adding a little cold water to help bind the mixture
together.
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9. Knead lightly until smooth.
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10. Roll out, on a lightly floured surface, to form an
rectangle about ½ cm thick.
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11. Cut into thin strips about ½ cm x 7cm using a
palette knife.
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12. Place on the baking tray and bake for 12 – 15
minutes or until golden brown.
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13. Allow to cool before removing from the baking
tray onto a cooling rack.
Handy Hints
You may like to brush the cheese sticks with water and sprinkle with sesame seeds
or poppy seeds before baking, but take care, as a few people are allergic to seeds.
Use the rolling pin like a ruler, to help you to cut even strips.
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For further recipes, go to:
www.nutrition.org.uk/cookclub
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