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Pear crumble tarts

4 Jul 2011 | 33 Comments »

Seeking inspiration from a tart I had at Black Star Pastry. Buttery and crumbly pastry shell is filled with a luscious vanilla bean and cinnamon poached pear puree and topped with a simple but morish crumble mixture.

Upside-down pear cake with vanilla bean syrup

5 Apr 2011 | 14 Comments »

A beautiful light and moist cake filled with an intoxicating pear and vanilla aroma.

Mango pannacotta with jasmine tea syrup

6 Dec 2010 | 23 Comments »

One of the desserts I prepared for a food photography/styling session with Dario of This pannacotta is smooth and creamy, you can’t go wrong with teaming it up with mangoes.

Just Desserts – Tomislav, Darlinghurst

20 Oct 2010 | 19 Comments »

Tomislav joins forces with pastry chef Chris The from Black Star Pastry to devise a 7 course dessert degustation; something that sounds so wonderful in my mind.

Jaffa Cake

17 Oct 2010 | 25 Comments »

A classic combo of chocolate and orange, this cake is light, moist and made from blended candied orange. YUM!

Pear and almond cinnamon cake

2 Sep 2010 | 13 Comments »

Whilst there is still room for improvement in this cake, the combination of pears, nuts and cinnamon is lovely.

Reminiscing: Limoncello in the City of Lemons (Sorrento)

15 Mar 2010 | 40 Comments »

A refreshing drink you can easily whip up and impress your friends. Perfect for a relaxing on a warm Spring/Summer day.

Pear frangipane tart

18 Feb 2010 | 30 Comments »

If you want to have a go at making tarts but can not be bothered to chill the dough then roll it and shape it into the tin and then chill it again, then this is the recipe for you! You can use just about any fruit for this tart; try it with canned peaches or plums.