Recipe: Pear And Marzipan Tartlets

Making sweet pastry on a blustery, cold day can really lift the spirits. These little tarts are a perfect teatime treat, for friends and family to enjoy on a grey day. MAKES 8 TARTS FOR THE PASTRY 225g plain flour 100g butter 80g sugar 1 large free-range egg ½ lemon, […]

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Recipe: Peach And Frangipane Tart

If you are lucky enough to have peaches growing in your greenhouse or patio, do try this peach tart. Juicy peaches and homemade pastry are a delicious match. SERVES 6 75g/6oz plain flour, plus extra for rolling 85g/3oz cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 tbsp caster sugar 2 […]

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Recipe: Tomato And Fennel Tart

The joy of growing your own tomatoes is not only for the superior flavour but also for the choice of colours. To create a vibrant-looking dish, try using different-coloured tomatoes for this tart. SERVES 4 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil A good pinch of salt and pepper […]

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