Here’s how you can use the Nutrition Program for new GCSE Eduqas Food Preparation and Nutrition
Assessment 1: The Food Investigation Assessment 15% of total qualification
Task A example: Shortcrust pastry should be crisp to the bite and crumbly in the mouth. It can be prepared
using a range of different ingredients.
Investigate the working characteristics and the functional and chemical properties where
appropriate, of the different ingredients needed to achieve a perfect shortcrust pastry.
Choose fats for pastries – for example, Trex, butter, lard and margarine, lard on its own.
Think of 5 words to describe pastry – crumbly, short, buttery, light, tough.
Make and taste the pastries and put the results on My Recipes, Star Profile.