Browsing All posts tagged under »pastry«

Moreish Spinach, Ricotta & Tomato Tart

May 18, 2011


I’m not a huge meat eater and I find myself cooking more and more vegetarian dishes. Generally speaking I find them less ‘efforty’ and tastier than meat (though I’m sure many would disagree!). This particular dish is a great side recipe for a summer BBQ or buffet and a favourable replacement for the ubiquitous quiche… It’s really […]

Eton Mess Tart & Apologies

April 28, 2011


Dear lovely readers of Parlour & Pantry, I must confess, I have been rather tardy with my blog posts of late. The combination of a busy personal (wedding, holiday etc..) and professional (work, work, work etc…) life have taken their toll and resulted in limited energy levels for cooking, let alone sharing it with others. […]

Custard Tarts

February 11, 2011


On cold winter days, warm sweet comfort food is the order of the day. These custard tarts are just perfect for such occasions and embarrassingly easy to make. If you’ve ever come across Delia’s How to Cheat recipe book, this is the sort of dessert that is likely to feature as it contains nothing you need […]

Grown-Up Mince Pies

December 15, 2010


I’m always a little undecided on mince pies…. I love the sweet, sticky fruit in the middle but generally get a bit bored of the pastry. Hence, if I’m making mince pies, they are generally lid-less (this is potentially also a sign of my hopeless pastry skills). Anyway, this recipe was a happy accident. I […]