"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
1 1/2 c. cake flour 1/4c. sugar 3/4 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/8 tsp. salt 6 tbsp. butter diced 1/3 c. currents 1 tbsp. minced orange zest 1/3 c. whipping cream 2 tbsp. orange juice flour for kneading
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using a pastry cutter blend in butter until mix is crumbly. Stir in currents and zest. Add cream and juice. Stir with fork until flour is moist. Do NOT over mix. Knead on floured surface 5 or 6 times. Pat out and cut (can be refrigerated or frozen at this point and baked as needed). Whisk egg and salt and brush lightly on top. Then Bake.Bake at 425º for 8 to 10 minutes.
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