Pies and tarts - the ultimate comfort foodWhether sweet or savoury, elegant or hearty, they are great for relaxed entertaining, family get-togethers and even weekday suppers. In this irresistible book Eric Lanlard, aka Cake Boy and star of Channel 4 s Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard, demonstrates how to make the best pastry and shares his favourite recipes for sweet and savoury tarts and pies.
Classic recipes with delicious twistsHis recipes include classics with a twist plus ideas inspired by his travels, using deliciously imaginative flavour combinations. In the first part of the book, Pastry Basics, Eric shares his professional expertise and provides step-by-step instructions for making every type of pastry - short crust (sweet and savoury), puff, almond, chocolate and brioche. With baking hints and tips for every chef, there is a wealth of helpful guidance and information to ensure a great bake every time.
Found inside Tart It Up...The chapter Savoury Tarts & Pies features such classics as:
- 'Proper' Quiche Lorraine
- Cider and Pork Pie
- Fig, Lardon and Dolce Latte Tart
- Lamb and Moroccan Spice Pie
- Field Mushroom, Feta and Cherry Tomato Tart
- Toulouse Sausage and Root Vegetable Pies
The chapter Sweet Tarts & Pies will bring some of Eric's trademark glamour to the dessert course including:
- Strawberry Tart 'Royal'
- Exotic Fruit Meringue Crumble Pie
- Apricot, Honey and Pistachio Tart
- Old-fashioned Apple Pie
- Ginger Pear Frangipane Pie
- Classic Blueberry Pie
Fool proof recipes for tarts and pies that look and taste great.