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dough & money[edit]

If "dough" (slang for money) derives from "bread", shouldn't that in turn reference cockney rhyming slang? Or does this come from some other lineage? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 21:43, February 3, 2006 (UTC)

im sure dough, (interchangable with bread) meaning money comes from the cockney rhyming slang bread (and honey) - money, not that bread is needed to live!

According to the Oxford English Dictionary Online, the use of dough to mean money originated in the United States. It doesn't give an explanation of how or why that is, unfortunately. The earliest quotation the dictionary cites is from the Yale Tomahawk in 1851: "He thinks he will pick his way out of the Society's embarrassments, provided he can get sufficient dough." Clukyanenko (talk) 15:56, 23 February 2008 (UTC)

dough (the drink)[edit]

Dough also is a kind of cold drink used iran and made from blending youghort, water, salt and some kind of vegetables. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 12:22, February 18, 2006 (UTC) Do you mean Doogh, that seems like it may be pronounced a little differently than the grain paste. Whitebox (talk) 11:51, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

leavening for flatbreads[edit]

This article currently mentions roti and naan as examples of leavened bread, while the entry on roti mentions being unleavened as the distinguishing characteristic of roti. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:48, 20 February 2011 (UTC)

I fixed this by taking roti out of the list of leavened examples -- phoebe / (talk to me) 20:06, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

Elephant Ears? o.0[edit]

In America, "elephant ears" is a common name for fried dough.

Um, which America and what region of that America is this common in? o.0

Here is Fried dough and a List of fried dough foods. Whitebox (talk) 11:58, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

Quick Method?[edit]

What method are you referring to when you say that people in parts of central India use "the quick method," in regard to making an instant roasted dough ball or baati? Are you saying they use a food processor or Kitchen Aid appliance to mix the ground grain with water and knead it, instead of using their hands, a bowl, and a flat surface? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nomenclator (talkcontribs) 06:03, 3 June 2011 (UTC)


Will this be locked as well along with cookies? (talk) 09:11, 1 August 2012 (UTC)

things to add[edit]

I've been working on this article but there is much to add.

  • etymology and slang terms
  • further types of doughs
  • chemical processes
  • scales of production, manufacturing, refrigerated/frozen doughs
  • refs/further reading/bibliography
  • history/archaeology

-- phoebe / (talk to me) 21:50, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

  • possible refs:
    • Understanding Food (Brown)
    • The ICC Handbook of Cereals, Flour, Dough & Product Testing
    • How Baking Works

-- phoebe / (talk to me) 03:01, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

Possible outline:
types of doughs (incld foodstuffs and ingredients)
dough techniques & production (incld process & equipment)
bread doughs
other types of doughs
commercial techniques
frozen and refrigerated doughs
dough chemistry
history of dough
terminology, slang, etc
refs, further reading, links -- phoebe / (talk to me) 22:29, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

Flour Redirects[edit]

In the first paragraph the sentence "Doughs are made from a wide variety of flours, commonly wheat but also flours made from maize, rice, rye, legumes, almonds, and other cereals and crops used around the world." has several links in it for the ingredients. I clicked "rice" expecting to go to the "rice flour" page but instead it just went to the page for rice. To me this seemed unintuitive - does anyone else think these should redirect to the types of flour and not their ingredients, or am I alone in this? Fench 23:46, 19 February 2015 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fench (talkcontribs)

Mass, synonym[edit]

Is it also known as "mass"?

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Dough/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

Far from done, needs far more work before it becomes at least a start class. -- Warfreak 03:31, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

Last edited at 03:31, 9 June 2007 (UTC). Substituted at 13:43, 29 April 2016 (UTC)

A dough-kneading lever[edit]


Does anyone know the English name for this? Thanks, Anna Frodesiak (talk) 23:03, 9 July 2016 (UTC)