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1

What do you do first?

Sift flour and salt into a large mixing bowl and then rub in the butter, which should be in small chunks.

2

After you've mixed the flour and butter, what do you do?

Add 2/3 of water and mix until a firm dough. More water may be needed. Then put in fridge and leave for 20mins.

3

What do you do after putting the dough in the fridge?

Knead the dough gently on a floured surface and then roll out the dough in 1 direction until it's 3 times the width (roughly 20cm x 50cm)

4

After rolling out the dough, what do you do?

Mark out the dough in 1/3s horizontally then fold the top one to the centre. Then fold the bottom of the top.

5

After do the first fold, what do you do?

Turn dough to the left 1/4 round and do the same steps.

6

What do you do to finish the pastry?

Cover with cling film and put in fridge for at least 20 minutes before use.

7

What ingredients do you need and how much of each?

250g plain flour
250g butter
2tsp salt
250ml cold water