Tarte au citron

Tarte au citron is one of my favorite desserts and I've been looking for a good recipe to satisfy my cravings for a long time. This combination recipe turned out pretty well and is better than previous versions I've tried (E.g. Smittenkitchen's tart shell + David Lebovitz's lemon curd). The french sweet pastry (or pate … Continue reading Tarte au citron

Mince pies

Ingredients (makes 24) For the pastry 450g plain flour 300g butter, softened 150 caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1 medium free-range egg Jar of mincemeat (800g for 24) Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. To make the sweet pastry, rub the flour, butter, sugar and egg together with a splash of cold water until it just comes … Continue reading Mince pies