Desserts

Recipes for desserts

Desserts, Pastries

Eclairs

I decided to try to make some eclairs.  I must say it was not without problems.  Researching the various recipes it was very difficult to decide which one would produce the ideal results.   There seem to be two schools of thought.  One says cook the pastry oh a high heat for a while and […]

Desserts

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie is an old favourite in the UK.  Often these days those that are available in supermarkets don’t really have the meringue as it should be.  So a home-baked one is always likely to be preferable.   The recipe I used, from BBC Good Food  calls it Ultimate Lemon Meringue Pie.  Until I […]

Desserts, Pies & Tarts

Easy Chocolate Tart

I have previously made a Tarte au Chocolat, which turned out very well.  Today I decided upon a slightly easier Chocolate Tart.   The reason for the tart was more to use up some pastry I had left over from making yesterday’s bake.  I could easily have frozen it and used it another time.  In […]