Entries tagged pastry

June 25th, 2011

Quick pear tart with flaky pastry

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Because it’s Saturday, we needed something for afternoon tea, and I had a sheet of flaky pastry left over in the freezer. I layered thinly sliced pears on the frozen pastry, sprinkled over about two teaspoons of sugar, dotted with butter, and baked in an 180ยบ oven for about 30 minutes. Success! The pastry was […]

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October 3rd, 2010

Vanilla Slice

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Puff pastry, vanilla bean custard. What can I say? Yum!

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September 19th, 2010

Quiche with chicken, brie and shallots

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I tried a new pastry recipe today – the “basic pie pastry” from James Peterson’s excellent book Baking, which is as it sounds – an extremely comprehensive guide to baking just about anything. The pastry was quick to make and was crispier and lighter than other pie pastries I’ve made in the past – I […]

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September 1st, 2010

Roast pumpkin, caramelised onion and blue cheese tart

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