Pies, Tarts

Recipes for sweet and savoury pies

Pies, Tarts

Tarte A L’Orange

This recipe is also from Christophe Felder’s book, Patisserie.  I thoroughly recommend this book, so I am posting a link here.   This recipe uses a Pâte Sablée pastry, which is sweet and crumbly.  It is another of those that is, for me, a little difficult, as it is so easy to overwork.  But I […]

Pies, Tarts

Tarte au Chocolat

Following on from the success of my Tarte au citron I decided to try another tart, this time with a chocolat flavour. This recipe is actually from a book by Christophe Felder, called Patisserie.  I bought the book recently and have enjoyed reading right through it looking for things to try.  The recipe in the […]

Pies, Tarts

Tarte Au Citron

For my next bake I went back to some French recipes to find one that matched what I expected from a Tarte au citron.  This lovely lemony tart is just perfect with some whipped cream.  The pastry is a light, sweet shortcrust one, that can be difficult to roll, if over or under worked.  But […]

Pies, Tarts

Courgette and Chickpea Filo Pie

Let’s get any confusion out of the way right from the start.  Courgettes are known in some countries, such as USA as Zucchini, which I guess is of Italian derivation.  In the UK we use the French name courgette.   This is another recipe from Nigella’s website.  I usually try to use those recipes that […]