Glossary (talk like a chef): "Piping"


Piping is a way of applying or shaping a preparation with a forcing (or piping) bag.

It is the best way to distribute a mixture evenly and form regular shapes as it emerges from the nozzle.

Example: "Prepare 300g of choux pastry (pâte à choux) and pipe onto a baking sheet."

Meaning: Prepare 300g of choux pastry (pâte à choux), spoon into a forcing bag, then form small, even heaps of the mixture on a baking sheet.
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