Recipes

Not a definitive list - but definitely some of our favourites!

 

We'll add new ones, as and when, and wherever possible we've acknowledged the source and/or whoever recommended it. 

 

To be frank, it's very handy to refer to the rrecipes on the dreaded smartphone, when you are in the kitchen, cooking.

TarteAuCitron

Too often lemon tarts are too sweet.  Tesco used to produce one in their Finest range that was excellent.

This one has a good tange, but you can add or subtract sugar to taste.

 

Ingredients

 

Pastry

175g Flour
100g Butter
25g Sugar
1 Large egg yolk
1 Tbsp water

Filling

5 Eggs
125ml Cream
225g Sugar
4 Lemons - juice and zest

 

Procedure

Pastry - flour, butter sugar - whizz to breadcrumbs. Add yolk and water - whizz.
Chill in fridge. Line tin and blind bake for 12 mins @ 200°C

Reduce temp to 160°C Leave pastry to cool.

Whizz eggs, cream, sugar, lemon juice and zest. Sieve. Pour into base.
Bake for 30/35 mins or 'til set.  Sprinkle with icing sugar just before serving.

 

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