Classic Lemon Tart with Sweet Lemon Zest and salade de fleurs

Makes 2 tarts, serves 4 500g sweet pastry (see recipe below) Sweet lemon zest and salade de fleurs to garnish Lemon filling: makes 750ml 5…

Pork Terrine Pie Recipe

‘Goddess of Pie’ Kirsty Heather of Cooper’s Handmade Pies has crafted this beautifully-decadent and flavoursome Pork Terrine Pie. Hot Water Pastry 500g plain flour Pinch of…

Quince & Frangipane Tart Recipe

Serves 8 Shortcrust pastry 170g plain flour 90g unsalted butter 45g caster sugar ¼ tsp vanilla paste 1 egg, for pastry 1 egg, for egg…

Chèvre Pie with a Trio of Mushrooms Recipe

Makes 1 large tart – Serves 6 Shortcrust Pastry It is okay to use a quality store-bought pastry but this recipe is quick, simple and…

Mini Black Forest Cake with mascarpone white chocolate mousse

Throughout the deeper reaches of the Swiss and Austrian alpine valleys, German forests and Russian villages, traditional winter foods, preserving techniques and family recipes are…

Chocolate Pies

Essentials has affectionately dubbed her Australia’s Goddess of Pie.  With this decadent hitlist of new specialty pie and tart recipes designed for the home cook,…

Gougères

Serves 4 (makes about 30 gougères) 250ml water 165g unsalted butter 5g crushed black pepper 12g cooking salt 250g plain flour 10g nutmeg, freshly microplaned…

Tarte Fine aux Pommes

Tarte Fine aux Pommes – Fine Apple Tart  Serves 4-6  Puff pastry ¼ cup sliced almonds 2 granny smith apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced…