Points to remember
- Sift flour and salt into bowl of food processor and add cold cubed butter (and sugar, if making a sweet pastry).
- Pulse the mixture together until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
- Add egg yolk and water mix, then pulse it until the dough begins to come together.
- Tip onto a worksurface, use your hands to gently press the dough into a disc. Wrap with clingfilm and rest for at least 30 mins or longer.