Tag: pastry

Heart-shaped choux for Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped choux for Valentine’s Day

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with choux pastry. A top-quality eclair promises so much, sitting there in the patisserie window, all glossy and bejewelled. However, by the time you get it home, even the most perfectly formed specimen is usually soggy and 

Beetroot, shallot + ricotta tart

Beetroot, shallot + ricotta tart

This recipe features in the January edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Be kind to your body after the excesses of Christmas. Instead of punishing it with a crash diet; nourish it with whole grains, fresh vegetables 

Partridge and mushroom sausage rolls

Partridge and mushroom sausage rolls

This recipe featured in the November edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. There’s not much that will beat a good sausage roll, hot from the oven on a crisp autumn day. This recipe takes things up a