I've lost count of the number of TV chefs who say 'its not worth making your own puff pastry. Store bought is fine'. Now as it happens I tend to disagree. The shop bought pastry is OK if you don't have time, but to me it never tastes as good as when I make it myself. The same goes for croissants...
Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 5 mins | Cooking time 15 to 20 mins
Puff pastry: 1 sheet
Mature Cheddar sliced: 100 g
Water: 1 tbsp
Parmigiano, grated: 80 g
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Beat up the egg in a little bowl and add a tbsp of water, roll out the puff pastry sheet...
Peanut butter and fresh blueberries work fine, however, you can use any other kind of fresh fruit.
Makes: about 8 pies| Preparation time 15 mins | Cooking time 10-15 mins
Ready-rolled puff pastry: 320 g (about a standard-sized roll)
Blueberries, fresh: 125 g
Peanut Butter, to taste
Makes about 8-10 puff pastry twists, Preparation time 5 mins, Cooking time 10 mins
1 puff pastry sheet – possibly rectangular shape
Dried oregano, to taste
Cured Ham Slices, 2 or 3
1 egg, beaten
Pre-heat the oven to 180 C, Gas Mark 4, F 350
Prick the bottom of puff pastry with a...
A bit of fun for Christmas and very easy to make if you use ready rolled puff pastry. I think next time I'd increase the amount of sausage meat as I think the wreath would look better a bit fatter!
Puff pastry (home made or ready rolled)
300g good quality pork sausages
This economical dish uses tinned sardines and makes a lovely light lunch. I char grilled the pepper myself but for a short-cut, use ready prepared from a jar. If at all possible use sardines in spring water (not oil). The oil is apt to soak into the pastry and make it soggy. Make sure that the...
Rough puff pastry is not very difficult to make. Add a little bamboo charcoal to the flour and the pastry will turn black. The charcoal doesn’t taste burnt but it does add a very subtle smoky flavour. For a basic rough puff pastry recipe, see here Rough-puff pastry recipe - BBC Good Food. Black...
MUSHROOM, LEEK AND GOAT CHEESE MINI PUFF PASTRY TARTS
These pastries are wonderful for a party or you can make a hand pie and serve as a side dish or you can make a two person pie with a full sheet of pastry and have it for dinner with a salad.
2 sheets frozen puff pastry