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Tarts & Pies

Stone Fruit Gallette

A more rustic version of a fruit pie, with a wonderful crisp and flakey pastry and delicious stone fruit. During lockdown, galette’s flooded my instagram feed and it was then that I was introduced to this “tart”. It is a more rustic version than a pretty adorned pie. It does not have all the fuss of blind baking a pastry, but still delivers on a wonderful crunch and flakey base…

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Lemon Meringue Pie

A classic lemon meringue pie, with a few twists and turns to make it a bit extra special 🙂 Lemon meringue pie is one of those classic desserts, with most recipes being inherited from generation to generation. Unfortunately, this is not one which I inherited from anyone, so I had to consult a multitude of recipes, combine different ones, to come up with my version. Despite looking similar, different recipes…

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Apple Crumble Cake with Maple Cream Cheese

You know when you have that one bad experience with something and swear never to try it again? That was me and apple desserts. I have never made many apple-based dishes as I was too afraid of ending up with crunchy apples in my dessert. I accidentally bought Granny Smith apples one day, which were far too tart to eat, so I decided to bake this apple cake. Since then,…

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