- In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt. Set aside.
- In a measuring cup, combine the water and honey. Add the oil. Pour over the dry ingredients and stir with a fork until the flour is just moistened, no more. Press the mixture into two 2.5-cm (1-inch) thick discs.
- Roll each disk of dough between two sheets of parchment paper. Use this pastry to make a pie or to line two pie plates. Flute the edges of the pie.
- To blind bake a pie crust, prick the entire surface of the dough with a fork and bake in a 220 ˚C (425 ˚F) preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
should be unflavoured and very fresh. Choose a good canola or corn oil, for example. The slightest trace of rancidity will be amplified in the pastry flavour.
This dough is best when thin. Roll it out to a 3 to 4-mm (1/8-inch) thickness, maximum.