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pastry

  • Lemon and Lime and Rosewater Eclairs

    Lemon and Lime & Rosewater Eclairs

    Don’t be hard on yourself  at the beginning of a new year.  We all plan on starting some fantastic diet on the 1st of January because we have put on an extra pound…

  • Lemon and basil tarts

    The Best Lemon and Basil Tarts

    Lemon and Basil Tart made the true french way with Pate Sucree and Lemon Cream.  Its been two years since I had my first Tarte Citron at Jacques Genin in Paris.  It…

  • Caprese salad tartles

    Caprese salad Phyllo Tartlets

      I just love these tiny little Caprese salad Phyllo tartlets.  They are just a mouthful, and are the perfect size canape for cocktail parties. Try and make them as small as…

  • Eclairs

    Eclairs

    Eclairs, also known as profiteroles, paris-brest, and cream puffs are made with Choux Pastry which is very easy to make.  If you follow my recipe,  your choux pastry will never be a flop.  Eclairs…

  • Beef and vegetable pot pies

    Beef, vegetable and caramelized onion pot pies

    The weather is colder and this makes it a perfect time for a Winter warming pot pie , rich in flavours and goodness.  Using inexpensive cuts of meat and vegetables this recipe…

  • Mascarpone papaya tarts

    Papaya, Mascarpone,and Ginger Tartlets

    There is life beyond fruit salad for some of the delicious tropical fruits available at the moment.  Papaya with its blush-pink colour, gives a subtle flavour of the tropics to these  tartlets.…

  • Babotie spring rolls

    Babotie Spring Rolls

    Africa is home to a multitude of different ethnic groups and cultures, and this diversity is reflected in the many culinary traditions,  in their preparation, and the cooking of food. These Bobotie…

  • Milk tart and milk tart shooters

    Milk Tart and Milk Tart Shooters

    There are many desserts in South Africa that have been acquired during the period of its colonization.  One of these is the Traditional milk tart or “melk tert” as we call it…