The market offers a huge assortment of glue for a wide variety of jobs. Based on this, most people believe that a paste made of flour is a thing of the past, and now it is mainly cooked by those who feel sorry for the money. Why look for a way to cook flour paste? It's easier to go to the store and choose what you need. But
this is not true. Firstly, it is an environmentally friendly product, it does not have any chemical impurities. Secondly, a correctly welded paste has excellent qualities, for example, it keeps the heaviest wallpapers on the wall, tearing them off the walls is possible only with plaster (although others think differently). Thirdly, to perform certain works, for example, crafts made of papier-mâché, a paste of flour is needed.
How to cook flour paste
To prepare the paste, it is better to take low-quality flour, as it is more viscous. And why do we need flour of the highest or first grade, because we are preparing not a biscuit or cookies. There should not be any lumps in the flour, so it must be sifted. Next, mix the flour with cold water. For mixing, it is better to use a mixer: quickly and efficiently. Cooking a paste is a matter that requires constant attention, otherwise it will either burn, or work with lumps that will interfere with the work process. It is necessary to boil over low heat. With constant stirring, bring the mixture to a boil, remove after 1-2 minutes, cool. Hot (warm)
the paste is not suitable for work. You can cook it in a water bath, then it will not burn, but it will take much more time to cook. This method takes a long time. How to cook pasta paste from flour faster? Put a pot of water on the fire, bring the water to a boil. Stir the flour with a little water during this time. Pour the mixture into boiling water with constant stirring, let it boil and remove the pan from the heat. Number of ingredients: per 1 liter of water 4 tbsp. l sifted flour.
Pastel for various purposes
How to cook a paste from flour? You can prepare it for various purposes: for wallpapering, for making papier-mâché , for making flowers from fabric, etc. For gluing wallpapers, paste is cooked according to the basic recipe. If you add a small amount of PVA glue to it, then you can’t tear off the wallpaper from the walls for anything, you will have to tinker with them for a long time before exchanging them for others. For the manufacture of mannequins using the papier-mâché technique, a thick paste of flour is needed. How to do this? It is boiled in the same way as described above, but water and flour must be taken in a ratio of 1 to 3, i.e. 1 part of flour and 3 parts of water. Mannequins made in
papier-mâché techniques are made so strong that plastic ones dry and crumble faster than paper ones. Papier-mâché products - a large amount of water - are afraid of one, although soaking them is not so simple. Knowing how to cook a paste
from flour, it is easy to prepare it for the impregnation of the fabric, which is used in the manufacture of flowers. Adding a small amount of sugar or vanillin will give the fabric more elasticity and shine.