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It’s a myth that sugar helps the dough rise . As mentioned, sugar is for browning (which is ridiculous in itself for pizza) and taste.


By and large, the statement in the book is wrong. You can certainly make custard with the second way of mixing. I said "by and large", because the order is not completely arbitrary. It will be easier to make custard if you add sugar to the eggs first. This is because eggs are very prone to curdling when heated, and an egg+sugar mixture happens to ...

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