This star profile on Youtube shows how to create a star profile on Nutrition Program to compare fats in pastries.
This video shows how to do the star profile
I’ve used butter, lard, Trex and oil for the pastry. Taken from book NEA1 Food Investigations 10 Tasks
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Click it through and see how to do an Evaluation for NEA1
1. Starting the star profile
Youtube video for star profile for pastry
How to analyse star profile for pastry
Fats in pastry 2
Results of tasting
Lard – short, crisp, tasteless, v crumbly
Butter – good flavour, quite short
Trex – light, crumbly, short, delicious
Oil – tough, dry, a little crumbly and hard.
Put the recipes into the Nutrition Program and compare results – Butter pastry, lard pastry, oil pastry, Trex pastry
This second video tells you how to finish the star profile
This Youtube video shows how to create a recipe
How to create a recipe
Use basic recipe 100g plain flour, 50g fat ( you choose) 30g water.
Plot the results on a chart
Take photos and annotate
Cooked pastries – annotated
Chart shows fat and saturated fats in pastries
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