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Sweet pastry - works every time

This is a slightly different method for making sweet pastry to more traditional methods and it’s one that I learnt when I did a course at the Michel Roux cookery school.   292 more words


Fruit Tart

Today’s class, we were making fruit tart. Fruit tart is colourful, festive dessert that has sweet pastry crust that is filled with a rich and creamy pastry cream and topped with fresh fruit. 188 more words


Lemon Tart Dream

This may not be the most festive treat, but it’s one of my favorites and I’ve been dying to make it for a while. Lately baking is my meditating, it makes me feel so peaceful and energized, and hey you get a yummy pastry in the end – so what’s there not to like. 544 more words


Cedges Learns - Pastry Weekender - Part 2 - Tart au Citron

As promised, following on from my notes about my recent pastry course at Denman College, here is the recipe I was given for Lemon Tart made with a sweet shortcrust pastry or ‘pate sucre’ as it is more technically known. 1,155 more words


Spiced Strawberry Tart

Jane Parker, 1651 adapted from The Good Huswife’s Jewell, 1587

I was drawn to this recipe because it involved spicing strawberries and baking them in pastry, both details being so different from how we tend to use strawberries today. 634 more words

17th Century

Week 144: Dominique's Kouign Amann (DKA)

Kouign-Amann is one of the most decadent viennoiserie I have ever tasted. Couple that with Dominique Ansel’s pastry magic, you have something short of pastry miracle. 882 more words

Yeasted Bread

Fed up with the high starch, high calories content of Nigerian foods, I embarked on a mission to experiment and discover healthier, low calories and great tasting alternatives. 286 more words