Apricot, pistachio and almond cream tart

A golden crust with a delicious almond and pistachio cream, some juicy and sour apricots… so good! Baking a home made tart, from dough to fillings is not so complicated. Here is what I learnt at the pastry school. I’ll Continue reading

Breton shortbread biscuit: extra buttery pastry dough

I do use salted butter for this recipe, I think it’s better. But you can of course, use plain butter and a pinch of salt instead. This is the perfect staple recipe for making great crunchy fresh fruit tarts: bake Continue reading

Pecan pie

I got this recipe from a bakery I worked in for a while. It’s a very good caramel recipe, perfect with nuts. You will love baking this pecan pie for Thanksgiving and it is just great for tea time. If Continue reading

Sweet crisp pastry dough and baking blind a tart shell

Here is a great sweet crisp pastry dough recipe I learned at pastry school. You can use it for so many recipes: pumpkin pie, lemon pie, raw fruit tarts, frangipane tarts, and even cookies. Here, you don’t need any dried Continue reading