Pastry

  • 1 Apple toffee tart
    Ingredients (Serves 8) 50g/2oz butter, melted 8 sheets filo pastry 1 x 397g can dulce de leche 2 Pink Lady apples, cored and finely sliced 2 tsp caster sugar 15g/½oz...

  • 2 Croquembouche
    Ingredients (Serves 20) For the choux buns 175g/6oz unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus extra for greasing 185g/6½oz plain flour, sifted 6 eggs, beaten Method Preheat...

  • 3 Pork pies
    Ingredients (Makes 8) 300g/11oz minced pork 150g/5oz quality pork sausage meat 1 tsp fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped...

  • 4 Blueberry and lemon millefeuilles by Lorraine Pascale
    Ingredients (Serves 6) 100g/4oz icing sugar, plus extra for dusting 250g/9oz ready-made puff pastry, thawed if frozen 200g/7oz, or 1 punnet, blueberries For the cream filling 165g/5½oz...

  • 5 Roasted Vegetable and Cheddar Plait
    INGREDIENTS 25g/1oz Trex, plus extra for greasing 350g/12oz butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into small chunks 1 red or yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped ...

  • 6 Perfect pastry
    When making a tart at home, whether sweet or savoury, to get a perfect tart case pastry chefs use a little trick. Firstly, line your tin by letting the pastry fall rather than forcing it. Then take...



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