One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cylinder rolled over pastry or dough to flatten or shape it.
- ‘Flatten by rolling a heavy rolling pin on the bread.’
- ‘Cut each breast in half lengthways and flatten with a rolling pin between two sheets of cling film, until they are 5mm thick.’
- ‘Using rolling pins, the students roll out a clay slab and cut out a rectangle with the paper clip.’
- ‘I whacked it with my rolling pin to begin the flattening process.’
- ‘Cover with plastic wrap and, using a rolling pin, roll until the dough is 1/2-inch thick.’
- ‘Flatten dough with rolling pin, and use cutters to create shapes.’
- ‘The easiest way to do this with very short pastry is wrap it lightly around the rolling pin, lift the pastry up on the rolling pin, and lay it on top of the fruit.’
- ‘With a rolling pin, continue flattening the dough until it reaches about 10-11 inches across and 1 / 8th inch thick.’
- ‘Use a rolling pin to roll out a wedge into a very thin circle - as thin as you can make it, like a sheet of fabric - roughly 7 ½ to 8 inches in diameter.’
- ‘She wanted to borrow a rolling pin and some flour.’
- ‘Now use a rolling pin to roll the dough out to a rectangle about 15 mm thick.’
- ‘When the batch is ready, everyone grabs a handful of cookie dough and a rolling pin, and the flour begins to fly.’
- ‘With a floured rolling pin, roll out one rectangle to 7 by 14 inches.’
- ‘Gently press flat with a rolling pin and shape into a loaf.’
- ‘Take the ball of dough out from the fridge, lightly flour a clean work surface, and use a rolling pin to roll the dough out in a circle slightly larger than the pan.’
- ‘If you can't get a roller, using a kitchen rolling pin with all your weight will work.’
- ‘Nowadays the hazelnuts are hand-crushed with rolling pins to assure they're still in irregular chunks before dipping.’
- ‘There is a set of scales with weights, a rolling pin, a round spice tin, a wooden potato masher, and a butter cooler.’
- ‘Don't struggle with dough sticking to your rolling pin.’
- ‘Lay the rolling pin across the center of the clay sheet and roll from the center to the top edge of the clay.’
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