I'm Tom from near Durham in N.E. England.-- a retired teacher who ( having never "slaved" in 90 degree heat in any kitchen !), still, never-the-less, would love to have had training as a pastry-chef. I love any kind of cooking and have already gleaned a number of interesting points from reading advice and comments from members of this site. I came across the site while trying to find references to yeast-short crust pastry !! ( am still searching !)
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