Chausson aux Pommes

How is everyone doing? Strange times indeed, but one thing that is for certain, nature hasn’t changed at all despite what is going on around us. The areas where I walk my dog Dylan have carried on as normal this … Continued

Strawberry Sable Breton

This strawberry sable breton came about because I brought some strawberries on special offer for an intended dessert. This however didn’t go to plan and so I was left with a lot of strawberries that needed using up and fast! … Continued

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

Lemon Bakewell Tart

This lemon bakewell tart feels a bit revolutionary to be honest with you. I did quite a bit of research into bakewell tarts and nearly every recipe blind bakes the pastry. Now if I am going to completely bake a pastry … 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

Maple & Pecan Palmiers

When I watched last week’s The Great British Bake Off it was patisserie week, so already I was a bit more interested than usual. After watching the whole show I realised I hadn’t attempted any of the recipes they featured. There’s … Continued

Honey Mead Chocolate Tart

This honey mead chocolate tart is so delicious and that’s hardly surprising given the amazing ingredients it’s made from. Caprera is an online purveyor of some of the best artisanal produce around, simply place an order for products from multiple small-batch … Continued

Summer Fruit Tarts #BerriesSaySummer

When Seasonal Berries got in touch and asked me to create a summery dish using British berries for their #BerriesSaySummer campaign I knew immediately what dessert I was going to create. These Summer Fruit Tarts can be made with almost any berry, but … Continued

Lemon Meringue Pie

Have you ever baked something you don’t really like, just because you had an idea in your head of what it would look like and you wanted to try it? Maybe not, maybe it’s just me. I mean I don’t … Continued

Rhubarb & Custard Mille-Feuille

Last week I posted a question on my Facebook Page asking other bakers whether they thought French butter was better for baking with than our British butter. The result was a resounding yes, apparently the amount of water contained in French … Continued