Citrus, cranberry and cream pie.

Inspired by an assortment of donated citrus, a sunny afternoon, and a hankering for something tart but delicate. Serve after dinner on a Sunday night, with good friends, a glass of sparkling wine and a few hours of uncontrollable laughter. Continue reading

The Darling Basics: Shortcrust pastry.

I’ve already mentioned this shortcrust pastry in a few pie recipes, but it’s so simple, reliable and reusable it deserves a post of its own. You don’t need a food processor, rolling pin or pastry weights. The secret to a perfect shortcrust is to use your damn hands. Continue reading