Category Archives: Tarts & Pies

Tarte aux fruits 2.0

I started this blog with a post on tarte aux fruits (fruit tart). Fast forward four years and one hundred and eighty-four posts later, it remains as one of my favourite tarts and maybe dessert of all time. I get … Continue reading

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Rose and raspberry tarts

Rose is such an maligned flavour; most people would avoid it like plague thinking it taste like bandung, a drink made with rose syrup and evaporated milk that is overly sweet and syrupy, in my opinion, but is very popular … Continue reading

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Normandy apple tarts (Tarte aux pommes a la Normande)

Here’s my Normandy apple tarts recipe as promised. I had been wanting to make these for ages after returning from my trip to Normandy where apples pastries and desserts existed in all forms. Well, if you have a bountiful of … Continue reading

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Homemade mandarin orange marmalade crostata (crostata di marmellata)

I have never tried a crostata di marmellata (jam tart) until I travelled to Italy. I did not even have that in a restaurant because it is not a restaurant dessert but the kind of cake that you find in … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate orange tart

  I think little introduction is needed for a dark chocolate and orange combination. There’s just something about the two that brings out the goodness in each other. The delicate orange flavour against the dark and rich dark chocolate is … Continue reading

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