Posts tagged ‘pastry’

April 14, 2012

Steak and Red Wine Pie

Steak and red wine pie

From the Great British Bake off book, although slightly changed as I didn’t leave the meat overnight as is recommended in the book due to my dis-organisation of the meal. Still tasted amazing even if I do say so myself.

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April 2, 2012

Shortcrust Pastry

I often use the ready-made pastry if I’m trying to make a pie quickly, but home-made pastry is by far more yummy.

If you want to make your own pastry follow this recipe, make sure you have cold hands (something I never have so have to have about a hundred windows open while I’m cooking) and put on an apron.
These quantities are perfect for pie making, so just reduce or increase the amounts depending on what you are baking. If you want the pastry to be more buttery, just add a little more butter.

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November 8, 2011

Courgette and Mushroom Quiche

Courgette and Mushroom Quiche

My first attempt at a quiche- I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to try it. I was inspired after having been watching episodes of the British Bake Off and wanted to force myself to try recipes that I’ve never tried.
So I went in search of a good recipe and adapted it to my own tastes. And I have to say it turned out pretty well. Mary Berry would have been pleased as I didn’t have a soggy bottom!

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