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Pear and Custard Tarts

January 29, 2013

These pear and custard tarts came from a memory really. We had lots of beautiful organic D’Anjou pears to use up, and I wanted to make something special with them. Most of the pear tarts you see involve chocolate or frangipane, and they all seem a bit heavy for the delicate pear. Continue Reading…


Cheese and Onion Tarts

August 10, 2012

Everyone has a guilty pleasure, for me it’s cheese and onion crisps and a glass of ice cold beer. Some combinations are just irresistible. Cheese and onion are the perfect mix of salty and sweet, which I can never get enough of it. I decided to interpret this into a more grown up snack in the form of a cheese and onion tart. Continue Reading…


Rosey Apple, Custard & Jam Tarts

March 27, 2012

These apple tarts are a treat to eat. The slightly crisp apple slices, the tart blueberries, creamy custard and buttery pastry make for one delicious mouthful. They also look totally divine and are sure to impress. In truth, they were a little tricky to make and there was a lot of apple slicing involved! I did harbor some doubts as I surveyed the enormous mound of apple slices in front of me. However it all worked out in the end and my work paid off. These tarts are definitely worth the effort if you fancy something a little bit special. Continue Reading…