Bakewell Tarts

I made these bakewell tarts because I love them, well anything with frangipane in really. The other reason is because Thomas from Tariette, very kindly hand delivered a package to me, featuring some of their wonderful ingredients sourced from Provence. … Continued

Treacle Tart

I’ve been blogging for 3 years now and over this time, I’ve made lots of connections and found some like-minded friends. It’s a great feeling because blogging can sometimes feel a bit daunting, especially when you’re invited to a brand … Continued


Kouign-Amann (pronounced queen amann), is a sugary, buttery pastry from Finistère, Brittany in France. The kouign-amann dates back to 1860 and the literal translation of the Breton words are kouign=cake amann=butter. The recipe resembles a croissant dough, but with less … Continued


Recipe: Religieuse (Religious Dreams/Nuns) Level: Intermediate Techniques: Italian Meringue, Choux Pastry, Streusel Pastry, Creme Patissiere Last week I received a copy of a book that I have been waiting a long time for. Philippe Conticini is a world famous pastry chef and his … Continued