Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7 and lightly grease 2-3 baking sheets. Sift flour, baking powder and curry
into bowl and rub in butter and Parmesan.
In another bowl, beat together the egg yolk, milk, salt, a pinch of cayenne and mustard, then stir into flour mixture with a
knife. Knead to smooth dough.
Turn onto a floured surface and roll out to 5mm/1/4 inch thickness. Cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter, place on the
sheets and glaze the top of each biscuit with
beaten egg white. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
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introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or
whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.
- to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together
with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This
process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.
- The incorporation of fat into flour.Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and
forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully
incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.