Festive Portugese Custard Tarts

Portuguese Custard Tarts Makes: 12 INGREDIENTS 445g Carême sour cream shortcrust pastry 3 egg yolks 75g (1/3 cup) caster sugar 1 ½ tablespoons cornflour 250ml (1 cup) full cream milk 2 strips of orange rind 125ml (½ cup) cream 2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla extract 1 cup ready-made fruit mince METHOD Click the +/- symbols or step…

Mango & Macadamia Danish

Mango & Macadamia Danish Makes: 9 INGREDIENTS 375g pack Carême puff pastry Plain flour, for dusting 1 egg, lightly beaten (for glaze) 1 fresh mango, peeled 25g macadamia nuts, roughly chopped 250ml (1 cup) milk 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1 tablespoon plain flour 1 tablespoon cornflour 2 tablespoons…

Strawberry White Chocolate Tarts

Strawberry White Chocolate Tart TART SHELL ONLY Serves: 6 – 8 INGREDIENTS 435g Carême vanilla bean shortcrust pastry 250g white chocolate 250g tub mascarpone cheese 250g wild honey & vanilla yoghurt (eg. B.-d. Farm Paris Creek) 250g strawberries, hulled and halved 1 tablespoon redcurrant jelly ¼ teaspoon finely grated orange zest (optional) METHOD Click the +/-…

Raspberry Tart (Masterchef)

Raspberry Tart (Masterchef) Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 435g pack Carême vanilla bean shortcrust pastry, defrosted Vanilla crème pâtissière 500ml milk ½ vanilla pod 60g cornflour 7 egg yolks 125g caster sugar 150ml cream, whipped to a soft peak 300g Fresh raspberries (or other fresh berries such as blueberries or strawberries)   Note: as a rule of thumb…

Fruit Frangipane Tarts

Fruit Frangipane Tarts Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 x 435g Carême sweet vanilla bean shortcrust pastry, defrosted 50g unsalted butter, softened 75g caster sugar 2 teaspoons honey 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons brandy 15g cornflour 75g almond or hazelnut meal 110g fresh seasonal fruit, de-seeded and sliced (eg. peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, cherries, figs, apples, pears,…