Category: pastry

Smoked Pork Sausage Quiche With Braided Edges 0

Smoked Pork Sausage Quiche With Braided Edges

Not a quiche again!! I know. I know! But it’s the first day of March and I wanted to try out something new regarding quiches. I had been reading up on coconut oil crusts...

Pear, Apple & Strawberry Pie 0

Pear, Apple & Strawberry Pie

  Pear, apple & strawberry pie With all the buzz going on about the British Pie Week (7-13 March) I thought it would be apt to bake one today. I did bake a grape...

Banoffee Pie Again! 0

Banoffee Pie Again!

A slice of banoffee pie Because I had blogged about banoffee pies in December, it just seems so soon to write on the same recipe. But with my younger son home (he divides his...

Nut Tart With Caramel 0

Nut Tart With Caramel

Nut tart with caramel With all the nuts that came by way of Diwali gifts, I thought one of the ways of using them up would be in making nut tarts. I had never...

Pear & Almond Tart 0

Pear & Almond Tart

Pear & almond tart and freshly-cut anthuriums from my pots One of the joys of life is baking with almond cream. Whether it’s a hand pie or a tart, with or without the accompaniment...

Chicken & Baby Corn Pot Pies 0

Chicken & Baby Corn Pot Pies

I started making pot pies fairly recently and I love them! For years I had this thing about pastry. I always felt that it was time-consuming. But thank goodness all that has changed. Partly...

Starfruit Jam Tarts 0

Starfruit Jam Tarts

Starfruit jam tarts These jam tarts are pretty special. How so? Because the fruit for the jam used here is from the plant that’s growing in one of my containers and I made the...

Galette des rois 0

Galette des rois

Bitten by the pastry bug, my latest attempt was to make galette des rois or French Epiphany cake particularly after seeing David Lebovitz’s post on the same. How could the combination of these ingredients...