Banoffee Pie

When I was stocking up on homewares at Kmart for my new place, one of the things I picked up was a big fruit bowl for the kitchen. I’m unfortunately one of those absent-minded people who’s rather “out of sight, out of mind”; if I don’t see you regularly enough I tend to forget about…

Passionfruit Curd Tarts

Confession: Making your own shortcrust pastry is devilishly easy. Other than it tasting about ten times better than that rubbish supermarket frozen pastry, in making it yourself, you’re then certified to whack on ‘with home-made shortcrust pastry’ onto the end of the name of whatever it is you made and a chorus of ‘oohs’ and…

Salted Caramel & Chocolate Tarts

With one major assignment handed in, I definitely needed some baking therapy this weekend. I decided to try making profiteroles again after having failed twice a few months ago (they failed to rise), and so had bought some thickened cream to pipe into them and a block of chocolate to dip them in. However, after…