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Apples for Pastries – switch the kettle on!

Posted on June 29, 2015 by in baked goods


Apples are in season now and I try and keep a variety of apples in  my fruit basket for when inspiration strikes. Apples are perfect for pies and pastries, they are dirt cheap, not so sweet and they keep they texture, because I don’t know about you, but my children don’t like “mushy fruit”! My […]

Shortcrust Pastry the right way!

Posted on May 6, 2015 by in baked goods

Shortcrust Pastry

Shortcrust Pastry is one of the easier pastries to master, yet it is important to follow a few simple, but crucial steps. Yesterday, I had the privilege to learn from a professional. Theresa De Vries clearly know her way in the kitchen. Not only with handling meat, but also pastries and the nuggets of pastry […]