introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or
whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.
- to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together
with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This
process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.
in- To gently combine lighter mixtures with heavier ones usually using a
metal spoon or spatula in a cutting or slicing “J” movement whilst
slightly lifting the utensil.