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Raspberry and pistachio frangipane tart

I’ve been trying some frangipane tarts recently. This came about because I wanted to try Richard Bertinet’s tarte Bourdaloue aux poires from his Pastry cookbook. This is essentially a tart made with sweet pastry, almond cream and poached pears. 396 more words


Custard Tart

Sunday tea was always a tradition in my parents home and also in the home of my mother-in-law. The setting on the table would always include a Custard Tart. 417 more words


Sweet Pastry


  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • vanilla essence
  • zest of 1 lemon


  1. Start by mixing butter with flour. Rub in with your hands until it resembles fine bread crumbs.
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Fig and Raspberry Frangipane Tart

It’s fig season in Sydney, late summer, and the figs are plentiful and cheap.  I love the look of  green figs, with their lustrous skins and bright pink centres. 719 more words

Sweet Food

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