This is how it's made Puff Pastry

  1. Step 1

    To make the puff pastry combine the flours and salt and rub in the 40g diced Stork block until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  2. Step 2

    Add the cold water and mix until the dough comes together. Knead until smooth.

  3. Step 3

    Cut a cross in the top of the dough with a sharp knife. Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Flatten the 350g Stork block into a square between 2 sheets of clingfilm and set to one side.

  5. Step 5

    Roll out the dough into a cross shape.

  6. Step 6

    Set the square of Stork block in the centre.

  7. Step 7

    Seal it in the middle of the dough folding the flaps over and into the middle.

  8. Step 8

    Roll out into a long thin rectangle.

  9. Step 9

    Fold the top 1/3rd down and the bottom 1/3rd up. Rotate the dough 90 degrees. Repeat the rolling out and folding a second time. Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.

  10. Step 10

    Repeat step 9 twice followed by 30 minutes chilling each time.

  11. Step 11

    Ready to use.

  • Temperature: 200 oC
  • Baking time:
  • Serves: 1