Finding Balance

For me, the most memorable kitchen creations are those which bring together contrasting flavours which balance each other out.  In my constant quest for something a little bit different, I find much inspiration in taking simple recipes to which I … Continue reading

Christmas Time, Tassie Time

The splendid but sometimes overwhelming proliferation of baked and sweet goods during the festive season always makes me long for a bit of everything. So in order to have a wee taste of all the Christmas goodies, I like to … Continue reading

Caprese Tart

As a long-time lover of Italian food, especially their abundant use of fresh produce, I decided to christen this simple summer-time tart ‘Caprese Tart’ as it is filled with roasted cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella. It’s simple in design … Continue reading

Leek, Goat’s Cheese, Walnut & Lemon Tart

  This is one of the easiest and yet most successful puff pastry tarts I have ever made and eaten. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. The combination of velvety goat’s cheese and rich walnuts is … Continue reading