Tarte aux Abricots

My 4-year-old grandson Freddie loves apricot Danish pastries. Whenever we go to a cafe for morning coffee and babyccino, given free rein to choose a pastry, Freddie will invariably go for the apricot variety (though Pain au Chocolat is a close second). When I was shopping yesterday for today’s family Sunday meal and saw apricots, […]

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Mince Pies & Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Yes I know it’s Boxing Day and Christmas is in its last stages but I hope you’ll forgive me only just getting to this post: Christmas started for me on the Eve (when the mince pies were made) and a family meal in my house with daughter, son and daughter-in-law; then Christmas Day saw daughter […]

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