Cherry Frangipane Wreath Tart Recipe

Cherry Frangipane Wreath Tart Recipe Serves: 8 Prep/Cook Time: 50mins Skill Level: Intermediate A beautiful cherry tart with a sweet almond frangipane filling, decorated with pastry leaves to resemble a Christmas wreath. Best made on the day it’s served, this tart can be eaten cold for afternoon tea or warm as a dessert. RECIPE INGREDIENTS 445g packet Carême…

Roast Pumpkin, Caramelised Onion, Sage and Feta Tart

Roast Pumpkin, Caramelised Onion, Sage and Feta Tart Serves: 6-8 Prep/Cook Time: 30mins, plus 2 1/4 hours cooking time Skill Level: Intermediate INGREDIENTS 445g Carême Spelt Wholemeal Shortcrust Pastry or Sour Cream Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted ⅓cup olive oil 2 brown onions, peeled and chopped 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1kg butternut squash, peeled and cut into…

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine Serves: 4-6 Prep/Cook Time: 70mins, plus cooling Skill Level: Intermediate A classic savoury tart flavoured with bacon and guyere cheese, serve with a simple mixed leaf salad. INGREDIENTS 445g Carême Sour Cream Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted 200g Bacon, chopped 200g Gruyere grated 4 Eggs 200ml Crème Fraiche 200ml Thickened cream ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg METHOD Pre-heat…

Whipped Goats Cheese, Pea and Hot Smoked Salmon Tart

Whipped Goats Cheese, Pea and Hot Smoked Salmon Tart Serves: 8 Prep/Cook Time: 45mins, plus 30mins refrigeration Skill Level: Intermediate The salty and tart flavours of the goat’s cheese marry perfectly with the smokiness of the salmon and sweetness from the peas in this tart. Serve it with mixed salad leaves dressed with a lemon vinaigrette to make…

Rum-Spiced Roasted Nectarine Cheesecake

Rum-Spiced Roasted Nectarine Cheesecake Serves: 8-10 Prep/Cook Time: 75mins, plus 4 hours refrigeration Skill Level: Intermediate This dessert takes a classic cheesecake recipe and jazzes it up by serving it in a golden pastry case, topped with boozy spice-roasted in-season nectarines. A perfect dessert to impress guests when entertaining. INGREDIENTS 435g Carême Sweet Vanilla Bean Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted…

Ham, Ricotta and Pesto Pinwheels

Ham, Ricotta and Pesto Pinwheels Serves: 12 Prep/Cook Time: 55mins, plus 20mins freezing Skill Level: Easy Use any leftover Christmas ham in these tasty pinwheels with ricotta, pesto and pine nuts. They are perfect to make for a picnic, snack or an easy Sunday supper. We have made our own pesto but you can use store bought if…

Broccoli, Bacon & Parmesan Tarts

Broccoli, Bacon & Parmesan Tarts Serves: 6 Prep/Cook Time: 30-40mins Skill Level: Easy INGREDIENTS 375g Carême Spelt Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 100g cream cheese 100g feta 1 whole egg 500g broccoli cut into small florets 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt & pepper 1 large clove garlic 3 slices bacon diced (optional) 25g parmesan METHOD Preheat oven to 200°C…

Christmas Biscuit Napkin Rings

Christmas Biscuit Napkin Rings Serves: as many portions as you like (depends on your shape size) INGREDIENTS 435g Carême Sweet Vanilla Bean Shortcrust Pastry, or 300g Carême Dark Chocolate Shortcrust Pastry     METHOD Defrost your pastry Cut out stars (or any other shape), and make a little hole in the star to thread the…

Leftover Turkey, Roast Pumpkin & Brie Braided Strudel

Leftover Turkey, Roast Pumpkin and Brie Braided Strudel Serves: 6 Prep/Cook Time: 1hr Skill Level: Easy This is a great recipe to keep on hand all year round as you can easily interchange the filling with other vegetables and meats. The beauty of using up leftovers is that most of the preparation has already been done. Add…

Rare Roast Beef, Horseradish Cream and Tarragon on Pastry Discs

Rare Roast Beef, Horseradish Cream and Tarragon on Pastry Discs Serves: Makes 30 Prep/Cook Time: 1hr 30 mins Skill Level: Easy This is one of those extremely simple but impressive canapés. Three elements that combine to offer melt-in-the-mouth deliciousness and the perfect combination of classic flavours: the crunch of flaky Carême Sour Cream Shortcrust Pastry with rare roast beef…