Category Archives: Pastry

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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Matcha (green tea) éclairs

I am a great fan of Japanese pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoiki. He opened his first patisserie in Paris where he honed his skills before opening his pastisserie in Japan very much later. He is a master of French pastries and … Continue reading

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