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kneading

[nē′ding]
Etymology: AS, cnedan
a grasping, rolling, and pressing movement, as is used in massaging the muscles. See also massage.

kneading,

n a massage technique in which the whole hand is moved in a circular pattern while the fingers and thumbs squeeze the tissues beneath.
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JSW kneading screw elements have smaller diameters so that they have wider tip clearances in a conventional barrel.
Harold McGee, author of On Food and Cooking, told Bittman: "The long, slow rise does, over hours, what intensive kneading does in minutes: it brings the gluten molecules into side-by-side alignment to maximize their opportunity to bind to each other and produce a strong, elastic network.
He had more strength than I and always did a better job of kneading.
There are specific finger frictions, or kneading, or tapping you can use to help a baby's colic, or if they have a cough.
The deep kneading action pampers your feet and simulates a true foot massage.
500g strong organic white bread flour, plus extra for kneading 2 tsp salt 15g fresh yeast (most supermarkets sell amounts of fresh yeast at the bakery counter) 1/2 tsp unrefined sugar 65g butter, diced 350ml milk, at room temperature Sesame glaze 190g rice flour 250ml water 15g sugar 10-15g sesame oil Pinch of salt A small nut of yeast, about 5g
Two new groups of twin-screw kneading elements for gentle, low-pressure melting and mixing were introduced at the recent K 2007 show in Dusseldorf by Coperion (U.
The screw configuration had four kneading sections made of eight kneading blocks; each kneading block has a staggering angle of 45 degree between two kneading discs (Fig.
The physical and biological changes caused by kneading are not fully understood, but they seem to make the dough more elastic.
After a long day of reading and studying, I found the process of mixing, kneading, and shaping the bread soothing--almost meditative.