apple tart

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The preliminary results of my crust taste-off are in, and, given the trial run, this should come as no surprise: the all-butter crust did not win. But that doesn’t mean we can’t love an all-butter crust. In fact, the all-butter crust (aka sweet pastry dough aka pâte brisée) is still a delicious and perfect tart […]

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bakewell tart… er, pudding (with strawberry jam)

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The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired by a rich baking history dating back to the 1800’s in England. Rewind to June 1. That was the day I checked […]

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Easy apple tart and the roundup

Frozen puff pastry, how do I leave thee?  Let me count the ways…  I love you as a turnover.  Twisted with cinnamon and sugar for an easy treat.  Palmiers you roll up quickly.  And most recently, I love you as a simple tart… If you have not yet discovered the frozen puff pastry at your […]

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