These are delicious pastries and rather amusing! They look like fried eggs don’t they? Eggs are a symbol of Easter and rebirth so I thought I’d post this easy fun recipe you can make with kids. The roughly-shaped puff pastry bases are filled with a thin […]
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Fruit puff pastries recipe with a Tasty video! Pinwheels, flowers, diamonds and some Wales photos!
With all the summer fruit around it’s so handy and fast to shape these adorable breakfast or tea pastries. You can follow the amazing Tasty video, which as usual has no sound so is wonderfully clear for the entire world’s population! Hurray! I made another yummy […]
Creamy fruit puff pastry tart recipe! With healthier quark and spelt puff options! Raspberries, strawberries, blood oranges …
Want a light, refreshing dessert you can prepare in advance and top with your favourite seasonal fruit? Here’s a simple but delicious tart you can play around with. Ahem. For a healthier and even lighter version make a white spelt flour puff pastry shell filled […]
Torta pasqualina, Italian Easter pie recipe with quark and quail’s eggs!
The first time I spotted a version of this Italian savoury treat was around 20 years ago in Peru, strangely enough. Mum and myself, we were spending a few days in Lima before going on to Machupicchu. Anyway we found this delightful spinach and chard […]
Masala chai, raspberry and pistachio layer cake recipe, the history of a cup of chai and why it’s good for you! :)
First of all don’t ask for Chai Tea Latte because you’ll be saying Tea Tea Latte so people could think you’ve already had too much caffeine and refuse to serve you. Ho ho. Yes, Chai means ‘tea’, originating from the Chinese word for it 茶 chá […]
Baked gingery fruit and quark tart recipe – with homemade inverted puff pastry or shop-bought :)
This can be a very quick tart if you buy the pastry but perhaps you’d like to experiment with homemade inverted puff? It’s totally worth it, beautiful, light and flaky with very little actual work. After you’ve baked the pastry base lather on a thin […]
Strawberry tres leches cake recipe with a healthy topping!
And pondering on the milk that doesn’t exist, but later. First let’s talk strawberries, the perfect complement for a traditional Mexican tres leches cake, a deliciously moist sponge soaked in three kinds of milk (tres leches): condensed, evaporated and full-fat (yes, full-fat!). Strawberries give this […]
The raspberry, avocado mousse and pistachio verrines recipe, a water photo and thanks Mr Conticini!
What exactly is a verrine? Well, the idea is to display dishes that would normally be served on plates, in vertical and transparent containers. Like layers of trifle in a glass (verre in French). I’ve been eyeing these multilayered colourful desserts and growing ‘curioser and […]
Healthy citrus curd mille-crêpes cake recipe!
Hello sweet reader, want to go slightly overboard this year and create a mille (thousand) crêpes cake with me? Well maybe not today, unless you’d love a bout of last-minute panic shopping and cooking, but any day of the year can be Pancake Day! Despite […]