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Old 03-17-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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Thickening with cornflour

I always mix my cornflour (thickening agent), with a little water till its a thick paste and then blend it in. The other night on one of the many cooking programmes i watch a lady said she was thickening with with cornflour and she seemed to be just pourning a white fluid from a jug, it seemed much smoother and lighter (i think thats the best description). would this work?

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Old 03-17-2008, 07:16 PM   #2
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It was the same thing you were doing but with more water. Generally, when thickening with corn flour/corn starch, you mix water and the flour to make a slurry, a watery suspension of flour in water. Then you stir up the mixture and pour into the pot to thicken.
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