Tag: flaky pastry

Cakes, Pies, Tarts

Coconut Tarts

I do love coconut and have made quite a few recipes that include it, but today’s recipe makes coconut the star.   These individual coconut tarts are made in small, fluted, moulds.  But they could equally well be made in a bun tin.  In that case the pastry would have a wider base, but be shallower […]

Pies, Tarts

Cheese and Onion Pasties

Today I decided to make some savoury pasties.  I have a new tool that I thought would work very well for shaping the pasties.  I chose cheese and onion, with potato, as the filling. So what I needed was a nice shortcrust pastry, though puff pastry would have been fine too.  It is just that […]

Cakes, Pastries

Eccles Cakes

Eccles Cakes are named after a town in Lancashire, England.  They are made with a flaky pastry, though some people use puff pastry, and have a spicy currant and chopped peel filling.  I really like Eccles Cakes, and especially the lovely flaky pastry.  I make mine with all butter, using a recipe from BBC Good […]