Pastries Recipes

Pastizzi - Maltese Savoury Pastry

Pastizzi – Maltese Savoury Pastry

Pastizzi are savoury pastries, typical of the Maltese street-food. They’re usually filled up with ricotta cheese or with peas. This recipe is for ricotta pastizziRead More
Kanafeh - Sweet Cheese Pastry

Kanafeh – Sweet Cheese Pastry

Kanafah , also spelled kunafeh or kunafah is a Middle Eastern cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrupRead More
Apple Turnover

Apple Turnovers

These apple turnovers have all of the textures and flavours of an apple pie but requires only basic skills and takes a fraction of the time (especially if you buy the puff pastry instead of making it yourself).Read More
Blackberry-Apple Turnovers

Blackberry-Apple Turnovers

With a dense crispness and a high sugar-to-acid ratio, Pink Lady apples are ideal for these pies. Even when tender, they hold their shape and retain some firmness, for a nice contrast to the juicy, collapsed berries.Read More
Strawberry and Lemon Lattice-top Pie

How to Make a Lattice Top for a Pie

Clear instructions and pictures on how to make a lattice top with pastry for a pie.Read More
Flaky Pie Crust Dough

Flaky Pie Crust Dough

This easy pie crust doesn't require any special equipment and by using your hands you ensure that the butter ends up in irregular pieces and the dough doesn't get overworked. Read More
Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry – Pâte Sucrée

Pâte sucrée (sweetcrust pastry, sweet dough, or sweet paste) is made with the addition of sugar, which sweetens the mix and impedes the gluten strands, creating a pastry that breaks up easily in the mouth.Read More
Homemade Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

The basic composition of a sausage roll is generally a sheet or sheets of puff pastry formed into tubes around sausage meat and glazed with egg or milk before being baked. They can be served either hot or cold. Read More

Malina Bublanina – Raspberry Bubble Cake

The universal Czechoslovakian cake, called Bublanina, varies with the season and the fruit that is available. It's a bit like a coffeecake in texture and is probably why it is sometimes served as a breakfast pastry. Commonly used fruits are raspberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, plums, nectarines, apricots, strawberries and blueberries.Read More
Tunisian Egg Briks

Tunisian Egg Briks

Brik or Brick is a Tunisian derivative of the börek consisting of thin warka pastry around a filling commonly deep fried. The best-known version is the egg brik, a whole egg in a triangular pastry pocket with chopped onion, tuna, harissa and parsley.Read More