Because I've done a lot of television, I'm sort of a generalist. I'm not a pastry cook, but I've had to learn a certain amount about it. I'm not a baker, though I've had to learn how to do it. I'm sort of a general cook.
Friable isn't often used of food, yet its meaning lends itself perfectly to pastry and crumbly biscuits.
I took a Chinatown bus to New York to enroll in the International Culinary Center's pastry program.
I have a terrible tendency to lick my fingers when I cook. So much so that I got a telling off from my pastry teacher years ago, who said it would hinder my prospects.
I'm not big on the pasty because they say the pastry in the pasty can bring on indigestion.
I do not like a quiche with wet, undercooked pastry underneath, and that is that.
Everyone has a favourite cake, pastry, pudding or pie from when they were kids.