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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!


Pistachio and Apricot Tart

This recipe came about simply from chancing upon some very pretty apricots at the supermarket. I thought they would be delicious in a frangipane type tart, but then wondered what it would be like to substitute pistachios for the traditional almonds. 413 more words


Fruit Tarts

For 12 tartlets:
350g plain flour
pinch of salt
125g sugar
125g unsalted cold butter, diced
2 eggs (one whole and one yolk)

500ml full fat milk
2 vanilla pods (or extract)
120g sugar
6 egg yolks
50g plain flour

fresh summer fruit and chocolate for topping… 329 more words