Category Archives: Tarts & Pies

Bourke Street Bakery’s vanilla brûlée tarts with strawberry puree

There are many things that can make one happy. Eating a freshly baked warm croissant from your favourite bakery. Or snuggling up in your pjs re-watching your all time favourite movie on a cold, rainy day. All those things make … Continue reading

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Red wine poached pear tart

Poaching fruits is not only a brilliant way to extend the shelf’s life of the said fruit, it also introduces a lovely sweetness and texture to the fruit which makes them the perfect dessert. One of my all-time favourites is … Continue reading

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Gâteau Basque (Basque tart)

Basque is a region that I really hope to visit one day. I have read and heard so much about this region that many call a culinary destination for gourmands. It must probably seem very strange that I embarked on … Continue reading

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Walnut tarts

This one is for everyone who loves nuts and tarts. It was not too long ago that J was in Brisbane and bought me a huge bag of walnuts. They were still lying around even after making my favourite homemade … Continue reading

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Chocolate frangipane plum tart

* This is a scheduled post as I’m away in Sri Lanka for holidays. I promise to be back with plenty of stories. In the meantime, enjoy this chocolate frangipane plum tart for me. I will probably be missing my … Continue reading

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