Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano
Baking / Cheap + Cheerful / Cumin / Light Meals / Meals + Courses / Special Diets / Tomato / Vegetarian

Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano

A simple free-form tomato tart – sweet baby tomatoes, cumin seeds, goats cheese and oregano nestled on top of an easy, crumbly no-knead parmesan pastry. Served warm with a dusting of cumin-spiced icing sugar, this crostata is a real treat and the perfect light bite. ___________________________________________ FOR THE PARMESAN PASTRY 200 g plain flour 150 … Continue reading

Chocolate Truffle Tart with Frosted Blueberries
Almond Milk / Almonds / Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Cacao / Chocolate / Coconut Milk / Creme Fraiche / Eggs

Chocolate Truffle Tart with Frosted Blueberries

Stripping back a traditional recipe and giving it a new a look, taste, and feel is something I particularly enjoy, not least this simple and elegant tart, which took me a number of weeks and over 10 blocks of premium dark chocolate to get just right. This is not like your typical chocolate truffle tart … Continue reading

Pimms Tartlets
Baking / Berries / Creme Fraiche / Cucumber / Eggs / Ginger / Mint / Puff Pastry / Stem Ginger / Sweet

Pimms Tartlets

A playful tartlet recipe inspired by the ongoing summer heat and chilled jugs of Pimms on the grass. Using Myrtleford Butter Factory’s divine crème fraiche as the base, sticky sweet stem ginger syrup and orange zest are added to give the filling a Pimms kick. Encased by a mint-sugar puff pastry and topped with thin ribbons … Continue reading

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart
Arrowroot / Baking / Basil / Blood Orange / Breakfast / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Chocolate / Eggs / Lemon / Lunch / Maple Syrup / Milk / Orange / Sweet / Wholemeal Flour / Yoghurt

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart

My Blood Orange and Chocolate Tart is an ode to all things fresh, lovely and carefree. Seeing a pyramid of deep red, shiny-skinned blood oranges at the market the other day I couldn’t help but swoon. The smell, the texture, the colour – it was pure sensory overload and I had to, I just had … Continue reading

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Hazelnut Praline + Honeycomb Shards
Baking / Chocolate / Hazelnuts / Sweet

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Hazelnut Praline + Honeycomb Shards

There are no words. Just chocolate. Enjoy. Chocolate short crust pastry – I used a good quality store bought pastry Ganache: 160ml pouring cream – organic if possible 200gm dark chocolate, finely chopped – I used 75% cocoa solids ¼ tsp pink Himalayan sea salt Chocolate and Hazelnut Filling: 150gm hazelnuts, roasted 170g muscavado sugar … Continue reading

Apple and Manchego Tarts with Thyme & Honey Glaze
Baking / Cheese / Coffee / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Manchego Cheese / Paprika / Puff Pastry / Savoury

Apple and Manchego Tarts with Thyme & Honey Glaze

 Golden flaky rounds of puff pastry serves as the delicious canvas for this simple but incredibly moorish apple and manchego tart. Honey-glazed, flecked with freshly ground coffee beans and sweet, smoky paprika, it’s sweet and salty, and a little offbeat. 1 apple – I used pink lady 2 sheets frozen good quality puff pastry 4 … Continue reading

Whisper-light Strawberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Frangipane Slice
Almonds / Baking / Berries / Buckwheat / Chocolate / Coconut Oil / Eggs / Pistachio / Sweet / Wholegrains

Whisper-light Strawberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Frangipane Slice

 A light-as-air summertime slice recipe made with juicy strawberries, white chocolate, and almonds. Served alongside plump mulberries and pistachios, this slice doesn’t only look a picture but makes perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cup of tea. 2 tbsp buckwheat flour, sifted 1/3 cup powdered icing sugar, sifted ¼ cup wholemeal almond meal 2 tsp soy … Continue reading