Individual bakewell tarts on a tray and cooling rack with a blue, red and beige napkin.

Iced Bakewell tartlets

I started thinking about Bakewell Tarts when I saw them recently on The Great Canadian Baking Show. The challenge in the show was to make a full-sized tart and the bakers experienced varying degrees of success. I have to say, whilst a full-sized version of any dessert is always impressive to serve, I MUCH prefer … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cookies-and-Cream Tartlets

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi sounds complicated but actually couldn’t be easier. “Cookies and Cream” refers to a few different parts of the recipe. It starts with a wonderfully buttery sweet shortcrust pastry. You spread a little bit of spéculoos spread/ cookie butter on the base of this pastry shell … Read more

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Brown Sugar Tartlets

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi for this week is a simple sweet tart crust filled with a brown sugar custard filling – not unlike a pecan pie though, curiously Dorie adds bacon to this one for a sweet and salty version. I halved the sweet tart dough recipe and made two … Read more

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Top tips for the ultimate games night!

This post is produced in partnership with Gay Lea. Wanna know a secret? I’m super excited for the cooler weather… I mean, hey, I’m no fan of the really cold weather but I don’t like the height of summer either so if I had to choose seasons, the cooler ones are probably my favourites. I … Read more

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Blueberry-almond tartlets

This post is sponsored by the British Columbia Blueberry Council. Hurray – it’s blueberry season in Canada! Who doesn’t love the arrival of fresh BC Blueberries? I mean, they just scream “summer” don’t they?  Blueberries are such a versatile fruit – on cereal or yoghurt for breakfast, in smoothies, on their own as a snack … Read more