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Chocolate cheese tart with dark chocolate ganache

Valentine’s Day is coming up and this lovely little dessert is perfect for the occasion. It’s inspired by an old chocolate tart recipe I made back in college whilst doing my food training, and I have adapted it by adding a decadent dark chocolate ganache layer and using my favourite sweet pastry recipe for the base. 598 more words


Sweet Pastry Recipe

Here I go, my very first post !

Today I’d like to share with you a sweet pastry recipe. Sweet pastry was one of the first things i learnt whilst i was studying professional cookery so it would make sense this recipe would be the first thing I share with you. 620 more words


Tarte Bordaloue

Clearing out the kitchen this week, before I put everything back in the new cupboards, I found some antique yeast, a vintage packet of baking powder and many other long expired historic foodstuffs. 619 more words


Cinnamon pretzels

Ingredients: (for 12 pretzels)

For dough:

  • 1½ cup of  warm water
  • 1 pack yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
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1000g             Pastry Flour

500g               Butter (Unsalted)

22g                  Baking Powder

250g                Castor Sugar

220g                Egg


  1. Place Butter and Castor Sugar into a mixing bowl and cream together with paddle.
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Not such a Bard move

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My "go to" pastry book!

Fruits season is upon us, so are tarts and pies… so I thought I would share my “go to” book when it comes to pastry: I just love it and it sits on my kitchen shelf permanently, ready to grab for last minute recipes wether sweet or savoury. Well worth the purchase!