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Lesson 3: Tarte aux Fruits Rouges-Pistache

Well I’ve definitely been slacking recently, not only did I fail to make anything the other weekend, but when I did make something a week later it then took me a further week to finally blog about it. 604 more words


Jour trois - Bon poulet

Cut that chicken!

Well Tony B, I hope this is more to your standards!! :)

Today we learned how to cut a chicken and then we assigned every single piece to dishes over the coming days. 857 more words

Cooks Academy Certificate Course

Lesson 2: Tarte à l'Orange

I’m quite excited about tackling my next Patisserie recipe, this week it’s going to be an Orange Cream Tart using Pâte Sablée (Crumbly Sweet Pastry). 581 more words


Mince pie making in pictures

Christmas baking is my favourite type of baking! This weekend I cracked open my mincemeat that I made back at the end of October and made some sweet pastry for some rather tasty mince pies. 73 more words


A tale of two tarts: salted caramel or hazelnut?

It’s the school holidays and J wanted to make chocolate mousse, while I wanted to test out my newly purchased Gobel tart rings. I usually make tarts with ganache but thought hey I could use mousse!

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Photos - Food

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Last week I promised to make a dessert for dinner at a friend’s house. Continuing with the theme of combining chocolate and salted caramel (not oats…) I decided to make a tart, inspired by millionaire shortbread. 679 more words

Balancing Life

Easy Chocolate Mini-Tarts with Homemade Peanut Brittle

I torture DJ SnuggleMonster with desserts. He really doesn’t have a sweet tooth but I love to bake, so he has to partake in the confectionaries. 1,081 more words