Tag pastry

Smoked Salmon Quiche

A good quiche has to be one of my desert island foods, and to my mind, there is no better filling than luxurious smoked salmon. Paired with tangy creme fraiche, spring onions and fresh herbs, this is a seriously flavoursome quiche. Perfect for lunch or a light dinner, quiche can be made well in advance and eaten room temperature or gently warmed.
Hooray! It’s Friday! I know it seems crazy to celebrate the weekend in these days of working from home and lockdowns, but I think keeping a sense of routine is so important. It’s been a rollercoaster of a week, so…

Perfect Pork Wellington

Juicy, perfectly cooked pork tenderloin, wrapped in prosciutto, mushrooms and buttery puff pastry. This is truly the Perfect Pork Wellington, my dinner party secret weapon. Better yet, it is even easier to make than it looks!
Hooray, it’s the weekend! Hands up who else is ready for a glass of wine? It’s funny, no matter how long my week has been, getting in the kitchen and cooking some good food is always the best way for…

Fig and Honey Tart

Fig and Honey Tart
Brrrrr! Just when I was enjoying the sunny days of autumn, we have plunged into winter. There is early snow on the alps and Munich is rainy, gusty and grey. As you’ll know if you have been reading along, I…

Deep Dish Apple Pie

Sweet apple filling, lightly spiced with cinnamon, all wrapped in a golden, buttery crust. Deep Dish Apple Pie is a classic American recipe and perfect for all the delicious apples in season in autumn.
On the weekend I love to get up early and spend the morning baking. There are no distractions, my work is mostly done for the week, so it’s the perfect excuse to brew up a big mug of coffee, put…

Easy Baked Beef Empanadas

Easy Baked Beef Empanadas
In my opinion, there are very few savoury foods that can’t be improved by being wrapped in pastry. From good old Kiwi and Aussie mince pies to Cornish Pasties, from Moroccan Pastilla to Indian samosas, it seems the whole world…