Steak & Mushroom Suet Crust Pie is a richly sauced pie, filled with tender steak and slices of mushroom. The thick suet crust adds great flavour too.
Pies & Tarts
Recipes for sweet and savoury pies
Cheese Flan – School Dinners Memories is a very simple recipe. Made with few ingredients it can be created in an hour for a quick dinner. Simply perfect!
Ecclefechan Tarts, full of dried fruits and walnuts in a sugar and butter sauce are a perfect alternative to mince pies at Christmas. Ideal at any time too.
Light & crumbly shortcrust pastry filled with an almond cake and some jam and topped with apricot these Almond & Apricot Tarts make a really wonderful dessert
This traditional bake, beloved of Henry VIII, harks back to the 1500s. Originally made with cheese curds mine is an updated version. Way back in the 16th century a small curd cake in a pastry tart case was created for Henry Viii. By all accounts he loved it. The baked item became Maids Of Honour […]
When my online grocery shopping was delivered last week there was the Ocado magazine included in it. That magazine had a number of recipes that are suitable for summertime. One of them was Lemon Posset Tart, which used hazelnuts in the tart crust. I have made lemon posset many times, it is a rich, silky […]
Buttery puff pastry filled with steak and onions, perfect on-the-go snacking. There is a shop in the UK called Greggs which sells something called a Steak Bake. That is a puff pastry case with steak and gravy inside. I have eaten them a couple of time and found them to be very tasty. Supermarkets sell […]
Shortcrust pastry stuffed full of cheese, onions and leeks. This pie deliver a great big flavour hit and just so satisfying to eat. I have been trying out a few new savoury recipes and one that I particularly wanted to try was a simple but very tasty Cheese & Onion Pie. For that I wanted […]
Homemade puff pastry, filled with sweet apples makes for a lovely snacking treat. Having made a nice big block of puff pastry I decided to use some of it for making apple turnovers. These are very easy to make, once you have the puff pastry. Of course you don’t have to make your own puff […]
A perfect rich shortcrust pastry, filled with ground hazelnuts and raspberry jam. What could be better than Linzertorte for dessert? Linzertorte is a traditional Austrian confection. A lovely short pastry base, which uses ground hazelnuts and ground almonds, covered with a good layer of redcurrant or raspberry jam and topped with a lattice of more […]