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Category Archives: tart&pie
An easy yet elegant dessert that combines the best of winter’s pears with the wonderful taste and texture of sweet almond paste. Normally I serve poached pears with spiced syrup and cream or ice cream, but I do love a … Continue reading
This recipe was adapted from Mostly Food & Crafts. The only changes I made were to use a red pepper instead of green, because I had one in my crisper drawer, and I increased the quantities of broccoli and feta … Continue reading
Oh, happy days! Fresh figs abound in the markets at long last. I’ve been waiting ever so patiently for them and planning this tart ever since I got my hands on a jar of Australian leatherwood honey on my last … Continue reading
Vin cuit, as the name does not imply, has absolutely nothing to do with wine… Vin cuit is a Swiss-French specialty – a thick, molasses-type syrup made by slowly boiling down pear (or apple) juice. As far as my research … Continue reading
Feta and spinach, or zucchini and halloumi – two delicious savoury fillings for these little hand pies. Yafawi Sfeeha are little coiled hand pies, filled with all sorts of lovely things. The pastry is a dream to work with, and … Continue reading
Still no baking around here… it’s just too hot. But there’s only so much ice cream I can stock in the freezer, and I can’t stay out of the kitchen, so a no-bake dessert was in order. The curd for … Continue reading