Tag Archives: puff pastry

Lunch fix: Puff pasties

Saturday lunchtimes are a frenzied affair. Sam has swimming and we usually all go for a dip while he has his lesson. So when we get back we’re normally starving hungry and just empty the contents of the fridge onto … Continue reading

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Roasted tomato tart with goats cheese and pesto

Roasted tomatoes are such a pleasure, especially at this time of year when homegrown varieties are plentiful and full of flavour. I halved 10 large tomatoes and put them on an oven tray – scattered them with chopped garlic, some … Continue reading

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Broccoli and tomato tart

Regular readers will know I’m a bit partial to a puff pastry tart, especially when all it requires is reaching for some ready-made ready-rolled pastry. Lazy? Me? Too right! It’s a real quickie of a meal, it takes about 30 … Continue reading

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Hot smoked salmon and purple sprouting lattice tart

I’m very partial to a puff pastry tart – very quick to put together and results in a tasty and satisfying family supper. This version is inspired by May’s Good Food Magazine. They suggest using poached salmon and broccoli as … Continue reading

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Tomato and pesto tart

Open any food magazine and I pretty much guarantee there is a puff pastry tart recipe in there somewhere. I’m guessing it’s a staple with food editors across the land because you can top it with anything that takes your … Continue reading

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Tomato, ham and ricotta tarts

Tonight’s dinner was needed in a hurry. After a day walking the length and breadth of Kew Gardens everyone was hungry and tired. I adapted a recipe I found while rifling through August’s Good Food Magazine on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Day Two: Leiths Advanced Cooking

I am SO full of delicious food I really could burst any minute now. I will sip peppermint tea as I type this and hope my tummy deflates sometime soon! We were in the kitchens with Sue this morning and … Continue reading

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