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Facts and fiction about food and cooking, by Peter Aitken
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Slamming the oven door can ruin a soufflé
August 11, 2013Posted by on
A soufflé is a delicate creation that rises due to expanding bubbles in beaten egg whites. A sudden shock such as the oven door slamming will, supposedly, cause it to collapse. While this may be a nice plot twist, tests show that it isn’t true – your soufflé will survive a slammed door just fine, as will delicate cakes.