So tell me what sort of rolling pin you use? I shall confess to having a love hate relationship with rolling pins, I’ve found they’re a baker specific item and we all have a favourite, even if we don’t realise.
For me they can’t have rotating ends otherwise I roll out like a woman deranged, I like a wooden one but it has to be glazed, I’m not keen on pins with turned ends as they mark the pastry, and pins with tapered ends – supposedly to roll a perfect circle, well you need 100 different rolling out techniques! Don’t even get me started on cookie slats and cookie dough rolling frames (and yes I have all of the above!). The absolute best of pins are wooden, well used and years old, they have their own magic non-stick capabilities, unfortunately an item I don’t possess.
I was recently sent a GEFU Exact Rolling Pin to try out, read on to see what I made of it… Continue reading