Browsing: Pastries

Basic Crumb Crust Pastry

Crumb crust is used for the base of cheesecakes, chilled tarts, ice-cream tarts and chilled chiffon mixtures.

Basic Cream Cheese Pastry

Cream cheese pastry is a moist, flaky pastry often used with sweet or nut-flavoured fillings. It is ideal for rich tartlets and tiny petit fours.

Deep-Fried Pastry Fritters (Cenci)

These delightful fritters look like lovers’ knots and are served as a snack, or as an accompaniment to ice-creams and fruit salads.

Rich Cheese Pastry

Rich cheese pastry is used for party and cocktail appetisers and savouries. Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don’t buy cheap flour.

Curd Cheese Pastry

It may seem surprising that Curd Cheese can make a light pastry, but it does. Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don’t buy cheap flour.

Phyllo Pastry

Phyllo pastry is a difficult and time-consuming pastry to make and unlike other pastries requires warm ingredients and rough handling as the pastry has to develop the strength to be…

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Fried Choux Pastries (Churros)

With a few simple ingredients from your pantry, you can whip up a batch of these fried choux pastry treats for your friends and family to enjoy.

Witches Fingers

Witches Fingers is Halloween party dish served with a red, blood-like soup.

Soured Cream Pastry

You can make delicious cookies from any trimmings when using the pastry (or make some specially for cookies). Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don't…

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Nut Pastry

Nut pastry is used for pies, flans, tartlets and a wide range of savory and sweet dishes. It should be crisp, light yet firm in texture and light handling; use…

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Wholemeal Pastry

Wholemeal pastry is similar to shortcrust pastry. Plain wholemeal flour can be used for wholemeal pastry, either by itself, or mixed with a proportion of white flour for a lighter…

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Cheese Pastry

This recipe for cheese pastry is the best way to enjoy your favorite cheese in a savory treat.

Potato Choux Pastry

A light, crisp, and slightly sweet pastry that is perfect for breakfast or dessert.

Potato Puff Pastry

This Potato Puff Pastry Recipe is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes.

Potato Shortcrust Pastry

Potato Shortcrust Pastry is a quick and easy pastry that can be used as a base for a variety of dishes.

Pâté Sucrée Pastry

A French pastry which should be thin, crisp and melts in the mouth. Pate Sucree is used for Continental patisserie. Pate sucree: This is identical to shortcrust pastry except that…

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Cream Cheese Pastry

Cream cheese pastry is a moist, flaky pastry often used with sweet or nut-flavoured fillings. It is ideal for rich tartlets and tiny petit fours. Remember, Pastry is only as…

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Oil Pastry

Oil pastry can be used instead of shortcrust pastry. As it is more greasy, it is therefore more suitable for savoury rather than sweet dishes. Also note that it should…

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Flaky Pastry

Flaky pastry can be used instead of puff pastry where a great rise is not needed: eccles cakes, sweet and savory pies, turnovers and sausage rolls all use it to…

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Suet Pastry

Suet pastry is commonly used for roly-polys, boiled and steamed puddings and dumplings.Remember, Pastry is only as good as the flour you use. Don't buy cheap flour.

Choux Pastry

Choux pastry is soft and sticky. It is piped or spooned on to a baking sheet. When baking, the moisture in the dough turns to steam and puffs up the…

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