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pastry

  • Chicken Tarragon Tart

    Chicken and Tarragon Tart

    Photo: From Pastry by Richard Bertinet This beautiful tart with creamy, soft filling is from the french “Pastry” cookbook by Richard Bertinet.  The book is an amazing reference for anyone wanting to…

  • 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.…