Bacon and Egg Puff Tarts

Bacon and Egg Puff Tart on Feedingboys.co.uk

Where would we be without the great British staple of bacon and eggs? If we’ve ever feeling low in this house, that’s our go-to fill the frying pan meal! Me and the boys go streaky, Matthew has his weird veggie bacon, but we’re all happy I’ve taken the classic and i’ve made it into puff […]

Roasted vegetable tart tatins

Roasted vegetable tart tatin from Feeding Boys

These glistening individual tart tatins were meant to be for a grown up dinner party that fell through due to illness, so I rolled them out for the whole family anyway to see how they’d work out. The recipe is from the fabulous Lucy’s Food by Lucy Cufflin – one of the most useable cookery […]

Butternut squash, bacon and parmesan tarts

butternut squash, bacon and parmesan tart

It’s Bacon Connoisseurs’ Week and I was challenged along with some fellow food bloggers by the folks at Red Tractor to come up with a recipe using bacon. I came up with a delicious set of four puff pastry tarts topped with roasted butternut squash, crispy bacon and nutty parmesan – a really great flavour […]

Lunch fix: Puff pasties

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Saturday lunchtimes are a frenzied affair. Sam has swimming and we usually all go for a dip while he has his lesson. So when we get back we’re normally starving hungry and just empty the contents of the fridge onto the kitchen table with a crusty loaf of bread and get stuck in to a […]

Roasted tomato tart with goats cheese and pesto

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Roasted tomatoes are such a pleasure, especially at this time of year when homegrown varieties are plentiful and full of flavour. I halved 10 large tomatoes and put them on an oven tray – scattered them with chopped garlic, some sprigs of thyme and plenty of seasoning, then drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and […]

Broccoli and tomato tart

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Regular readers will know I’m a bit partial to a puff pastry tart, especially when all it requires is reaching for some ready-made ready-rolled pastry. Lazy? Me? Too right! It’s a real quickie of a meal, it takes about 30 mins to make, but still manages to feel special and luxurious so is ideal to […]

Hot smoked salmon and purple sprouting lattice tart

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I’m very partial to a puff pastry tart – very quick to put together and results in a tasty and satisfying family supper. This version is inspired by May’s Good Food Magazine. They suggest using poached salmon and broccoli as toppings, but I found some honey roasted hot smoked salmon at Sainsbury’s and there was […]

Tomato and pesto tart

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Open any food magazine and I pretty much guarantee there is a puff pastry tart recipe in there somewhere. I’m guessing it’s a staple with food editors across the land because you can top it with anything that takes your fancy and it tends to look pretty magnificent yet is a cinch to make. Blocks […]

Tomato, ham and ricotta tarts

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Tonight’s dinner was needed in a hurry. After a day walking the length and breadth of Kew Gardens everyone was hungry and tired. I adapted a recipe I found while rifling through August’s Good Food Magazine on the lookout for dishes to showcase our homegrown tomatoes. Sam and Arlo have been picking our tomatoes daily […]

Day Two: Leiths Advanced Cooking

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I am SO full of delicious food I really could burst any minute now. I will sip peppermint tea as I type this and hope my tummy deflates sometime soon! We were in the kitchens with Sue this morning and within about fifteen minutes had multiple things on the go. A beautifully fragrant Plum and […]