Shortcrust pastry is an important part of the baking repertoire - it can be used for a variety of sweet and savoury dishes.
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Sweet shortcrust pastry recipe- one of my favorites. A little squeezed lime juice in the water makes for a nice & flaky pastry too. For a little punch add some of the zest