Tag: Tarts

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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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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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Torta di Ricotta (Ricotta Tart)

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Lovely, delicately flavoured with orange rind; it’s delicious! Don’t worry about the dough falling apart a bit when you are fitting it into the springform pan, simple patch it together & carry on! Makes 6 – 8 Servings For the Pastry Dough: 1 large whole […]

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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 […]

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Quince Tarte Tatin

A truly wonderful dessert from Bon Appetit Magazine. The crust can easily be made the day before and kept in the fridge until needed. The caramel is not difficult. Use a light coloured pan so you can closely watch for the colour to change. It actually takes about the time the recipe says. Have your large pan […]