Pastry

Mum's Mince Pies

You can’t have a British Christmas without mince pies. My mother told me it was important to eat at least a dozen over the festive period, to ensure twelve months of good luck for the coming year. I have no…

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Tiramsu Eclairs

This recipe is a twist on the classic Italian dessert tiramisu, and takes advantage of another filling that doesn’t need to be cooked. Although there are no ‘ladies fingers’ in this recipe, the eclair takes its place in both shape…

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Quiche Lorraine

I often remember my love of quiche during the hot summer evenings, when I want to feel that satisfaction that only hearty savoury food can provide, but just can’t face eating anything hot. For all the wonderful variety of quiches…

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