Spiced Pluot & Pear Frangipane Tart

Great British Bake Off 2015: Episode 6: Pastry Episode 6 of the Great British Bake Off introduced us to some fancy pastries: flaounes, frangipane tarts, and vol-au-vents. Those all sound quite posh, don’t they? Two are of France – the frangipane tart and the vol-au-vents – and the flaounes are from Greece. If you have […]

Irish Surprise Spanische Windtorte

Great British Bake Off 2015: Episode 4: Dessert Creme brûlée, cheesecake, spanische windtorte – these are the bakes from dessert week on the Great British Bake Off. So far, this has been my favorite episode! Creme brûlée and cheesecake beat out bread and biscuits any day in my book! They are rich, elegant desserts and […]