Tag: English Desserts

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English Treacle Tart

Who knew? Whenever I would hear or read about this tart I would get all shivery thinking it would be unbearably sweet! One day, not long after returning from a trip to London, England, throwing caution to the wind, I decided to try & make one. It’s lovely! Nice & lemony & not overly sweet! […]

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Sticky Toffee Puddings

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Another one of those “pudding” discoveries made while on vacation in London! We liked it so much that I made them for dessert on Christmas Day. They can be made ahead, or even frozen. Even the sauce can be made ahead or frozen! Just so […]

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English Lemon Tart

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Continuing the research on tarts, perhaps to the detriment of some waistlines but for a really good cause! We love lemon & fruit desserts in our house neither of us are big into chocolate for some reason, besides, it’s a good way to get my husband […]

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Canterbury Apple Tart

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first installment in my English Tart series.  All I can say is this is an absolutely addictive tart and may become the go to choice for Thanksgiving dinner!  The Bramley Seedlings and  the dessert apples came from the Denman Island stall at the Winter Farmer’s […]

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English Tarts Aka “A Bunch Of Tarts”

What’s in a name, I ask you? Well… According to the Oxford Dictionary it could be: 1.  A woman who is a bit, shall we say, very forthcoming with her favours. 2.  Make oneself look attractive with clothes or makeup, “tart oneself up”. 3.  Improve the appearance of “tart up”. 4.  Sharp or acid in […]

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English Bakewell Tart

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. While in London last fall, I simply had to find a Bakewell Tart! Crazy, but there you are. I thought we had found one in a bakery, but it turned out that either their interpretation was not what is considered a Bakewell Tart or she gave […]