Category : Pastry

21 August, 2015

Beef pies

Beef pies
Posted in : Pastry on by : voddy
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This is just a tad bit different from the usual beef pie. I have added cheese in the pastry following a tip from one of the Jaime Oliver’s recipes.This took the usual pastry to another level. Pastry is made the same way as a normal savoury pastry (rub in method), just add grated cheese with cubed
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11 August, 2015

Apple frangipane tarts

Apple frangipane tarts
Posted in : Desserts, Pastry on by : voddy
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Basic frangipane tart is a neutral base and thus makes a wonderful carrier for fruits, berries or even a meringue topping. the tart case is made with basic sweet shortcrust pastry.  The pastry cases are blind baked until golden brown. Then it is filled with almond cream (frangipane) and baked until it is set.  You can
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29 June, 2015

Apple strudel

Apple strudel
Posted in : Pastry on by : voddy
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I do not usually use specific measurements when it comes to apple strudel or apple crumble. I just fill the pastry or the dish with as much apple as I like (the maximum it can hold).   This is always a good idea when apples are in season. I end up buying heaps of apple
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13 May, 2015

Puff pastry samosa

Puff pastry samosa
Posted in : Pastry on by : voddy
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I always have homemade puff pastry sheets in my freezer. It comes handy when you need a snack for tea in a hurry or to make a quick dessert. It’s very versatile and always worth making your own. The filling for this recipe uses a mix of tuna and potatoes but you can fill it
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