Star Profile / Star diagram for Eduqas Food GCSE

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.

Star profile for pastry

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