Category Archives: Pastry, Pies, Pizzas and Tarts

Individual spiced fig and almond tortes

Last weekend our little family hopped in our jam packed car and headed for the seaside for a long weekend and a family wedding. We weren’t heading for just any seaside, but an idyllic spot with a beautiful white sandy … Continue reading

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Harissa pumpkin and feta tart

After a lovely family holiday to Crete we’re now back into the swing of things and the routine of day-to-day life. Will’s back to the daily work grind and I’m back out running and catching up with friends and drinking … Continue reading

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Lamb and minted goat’s cheese pizza with aubergine, pomegranate and pistachio

London Marathon weekend has to be on one of my favourite weekends of the year. There is nothing more uplifting and inspiring than seeing thousands of everyday people pounding the pavements of London with only one goal… getting to that … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls with whole grain mustard, topped with fennel seeds

What Christmas is complete without a customary sausage roll? They are offered by the plate full either as canapés or nibbles across the country’s households or they come out steaming hot from the oven late into the evening when you … Continue reading

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Reasons to be thankful… Mini Apple Pies served with creme fraiche swirled with maple syrup

This coming Thursday is Thanksgiving and whilst in the UK we don’t celebrate the holiday, it felt a shame to let it pass by without acknowledging it. I think sometimes we are all guilty of forgetting how lucky we are … Continue reading

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Chorizo and goat’s cheese quiche

People seem to fall into one of two camps; take in lunch to work or buy lunch each day. I definitely sit in the ‘take lunch in to work’ camp. This isn’t something that I’ve always done, mainly because I … Continue reading

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Individual apple, fig and salted caramel puddings with a nutty crumble topping

As I sit here watching the rain come down outside, I hope that the August bank holiday weekend doesn’t spell the end of what has been a glorious English Summer. I’m not ready to give up on the potential BBQ’s … Continue reading

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