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pastry

  • Dark Chocolate Ganache Tartlets

    These elegant Dark Chocolate Ganache Tartlets are my new “go to” for a luxury dessert that looks fabulous, yet is pretty easy to make.  Once you have mastered a pastry crust, the rest…

  • Muesli Breakfast Tart

    Muesli Tart

    Looking for something different for a special breakfast?  This Muesli Tart is a wonderful combination of a sweet pastry, breakfast muesli, and dried fruit soaked in rooibos tea and blended to form…

  • 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…