Aug 7, 2018
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Blueberry Crostata – An Easy Free Form Blueberry Pie

I made this crostata, which is really just a free form pie, a few months ago during a small window in summer when berry prices here in Sydney were relatively inexpensive. Right now of course, being the depths of winter, it’s not going to be an ideal time to cook this and unfortunately frozen blueberries […]

Apr 22, 2016
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Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

I wish I had taken a picture of this tart once it was sliced to show the just set and slightly runny caramel interior as it would sum up more than any words could just how delicious, rich and decadent this tart is. If you’re not a lover of caramel, especially the kind that just […]

Jan 8, 2016
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Homemade Portuguese Custard Tarts

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t like Portuguese custard tarts – flaky crisp pastry and just set silky custard are a winning combination. They are dangerously addictive and nothing beats a warm tart fresh from the oven of a good Portuguese bakery. I’ve never been tempted to bake Portuguese tarts as I didn’t […]

Nov 13, 2015
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Raspberry & Walnut Rugelach from Martha Stewart & Cookie Couture

Rugelach are a much loved Jewish sweet and they are utterly delicious. Traditional rugelach are made by rolling a triangle shaped piece of dough around a filling to form a crescent shaped cookie. The dough is enriched with cream cheese and the filling can be changed to suit your tastes, anything from chocolate, fruit or nuts […]

Nov 3, 2015
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Beef, Onion & Guinness Pie

I made these pies in the depths of winter this year and whilst savoury meat pies are something I usually crave in the colder months, these beef and Guinness pies are so good I could eat them in any season. The recipe is from Gary Mehigan of Australian Masterchef and the filling is utterly delicious, so […]

Apr 5, 2013
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Beef & Red Wine Pie with Sour Cream Pastry

The days here in Sydney are getting cooler and it finally feels like autumn has arrived. I for one am quite looking forward to crisper days and the slow cooked braises and stews that come along with this time of year. This pie is a great dish to make on a cold and dreary day […]