The 3rd of July is International Plastic Bag Free Day. The goal of the day is to bury single-use plastic bags “in the museum of bad design”
A linen crash jelly bag is a funnel-shaped cloth bag for straining jelly. Crash is a fabric, made from heavy, rough flax that can be woven in finer or coarser grades. It’s an older term that went out after the Second World War. The word “crash” here is presumed to come from the Russian word…
A pastry bag (aka “piping bag”) is a bag shaped like a cone, with a small opening at the tip of the cone, and a wide opening at the other end. They can be used to fill eclairs, doughnuts, and cream puffs, to pipe out anything from cookie dough to icing to mashed potato.
A sachet bag is a small bag made out of loosely-woven cloth filled with herbs and other flavouring items. You toss a sachet bag into the soup, sauce or stew that you are cooking, then remove it at the end of cooking and discard.