Tag: puff pastry

Pastries, Pies, Tarts


Yesterday I decided to make Pithiviers,  This involves a two day process as the dough needs to rest in the fridge overnight, before rolling and turning. I used the recipe from Le Cordon Bleu cook book again, though I actually also checked another recipe for making the puff pastry, which had some very good pictures […]

Cakes, Pastries

London Cheesecake

Now this is a treat from my childhood.  In those days they were known just as cheesecakes.  But I suppose with the advent of that glutinous, cloying cheesy type tart that is so popular these days my childhood favourite has had to change its’ name. A London Cheesecake is a puff pastry with a jam […]


Kouign Amann – once again

I made Kouign Amann a few months ago, and it was the first time I had tried them.  Having never heard of them until the Great British Bake-Off. The result was a wonderful tasting confection. All puffy, buttery and sugary. It was like something I could never have thought of, truly delicious. I have done […]