• Short Summary

    A chef demonstrates the art of sugar pulling. London.

  • Description

    Sugar pulling a the Royal Restaurant and Catering Exhibition, London.

    M/S Chef (Stanley Finch) putting lump sugar into saucepan. C/U Chef putting lump sugar into saucepan, and pours water onto sugar. M/S Puts handful of syrup on top of sugar. C/U Sugar in pan. M/S Puts muslin over, pan and takes up sugar pan. C/U Pouring caramelised hot sugar through muslin into pan. C/U Girl assistant watching.

    M/S Removing muslin and putting pan on gas. C/U Molten sugar on gas. C/U Chef. M/S Pouring molten mixture onto slab. C/U Hand taking up sort of trowel. M/S Shaping toffee from molten mass as it cools. C/U Chef working. M/S Cutting toffee into slabs. C/U Chef working. M/S Pulling toffee and entwining it round basket framework. C/U Girl assistant. C/U Threading toffee round basket structure. C/U Chef. M/S Basket covered halfway up by toffee. C/U Chef. M/S Chef taking out support sticks. C/U Taking out support sticks. C/U Chef working.

    M/S Chef moulding rim for basket. C/U Chef. M/S Chef moulding blob of toffee to make pear and starting to blow shape. C/U Chef blowing pear into shape. M/S Takes stick out of fruit and places it on basket. C/U Finished basket of fruit on table. Two shots exterior of shop to follow M/S Man and woman with child looking at window. C/U Basket in window.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1299.24
    Media URN:
    43107
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:34:00 / 01:44:55:00
    Canister:
    NP 394

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