Flan, tart, quiche... whatever you call it, a pastry base topped with creamy filling or seasonal fruits makes a meal to remember.
This is from a French recipe called tarte Tatin – it's baked, chilled and then served upside down.
This recipe is a nostalgic one for me as it's one of the first I tried after some research into eighteenth-century British cooking at the British Museum, and it prompted me to do a whole lot more.
Some recipes are enjoyed by just about everyone - and this is one of them, with its combination of plums and soured cream.
This can be made with a combination of leftover turkey or chicken and pieces of cheese. You could also add some chopped pieces of ham if there is some left over. Having said that, I think this tastes so good that it is worth cooking some chicken spec
A less frugal version of this can be made for a special occasion by substituting 1/2 pint (275ml) cream for the milk.
Maybe the speediest dessert ever, this luscious tart combines hedgerow berries and Bramley apples in a classic pairing that will have you asking for second helpings!
Mmmm…a wonderful combination of fried charred onions, Parmesan cheese pastry and Gruyere cheese in the filling give this scrummy tart the edge.
A new take on a retro classic, this gorgeous tart is full of flavour, with onions, Parmesan cheese and crème fraiche providing plenty of creaminess.
These delightful tartlets contain a combination of melted cheese, lightly sautéed asparagus tips and whole, lightly baked eggs. They are simple to prepare and just need popping into the oven 12-15 minutes before they are served. Vegetarians might lik
It's quite a long time since I made a quiche or tart for entertaining. I feel that serving them individually is prettier and more practical, and people seem to really enjoy them. This recipe contains a base of a very concentrated mixture of fresh mus
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