Strawberry Tart | Tarte aux Fraises

A classic Strawberry Tart recipe using summer's finest juiciest fruits with a creme patissiere & homemade strawberry glaze - delicious!

A classic Strawberry Tart recipe using summer’s finest juiciest fruits with a creme patissiere & homemade strawberry glaze – delicious! Strawberries are the best of summer fruits. Nothing beats the pleasure of picking strawberries on a warm sunny day and popping them into your mouth, still warm and juicy with a flavour so sweet and …Continue Reading…

Easy Lemon Tart | Tarte au Citron

Lemon Tart or Tarte au Citron looks and tastes great and yet is really easy to make. Simply whisk together your filling ingredients, pour the mixture into a baked pastry case (preferably home-made) et voila, a delicious lemon tart !

Lemon Tart or Tarte au Citron looks and tastes great and yet is really easy to make. Simply whisk together your filling ingredients, pour the mixture into a baked pastry case (preferably home-made) et voila, a delicious lemon tart ! Tarte au Citron is always on the summer menu here at the Kitchen Shed as …Continue Reading…

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat - a decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and creme patissiere.

Brioche Chinois aux pépites de chocolat – Why not celebrate Easter with this decadently buttery brioche filled with chocolate chips and custard ? Although this recipe is perfect for sharing with family and friends, it does come with a warning – Chinois is terribly addictive ! Whilst I love making Hot Cross Buns (The Kitchen …Continue Reading…

Courgette, Smoked Salmon and Chive Savoury Cake or Cake Salé.

Courgette, Smoked Salmon and Chive Savoury Cake or Cake Salé| Sarah James | https://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com

I’d never tried cake salé until I came to France. It’s not like a cake at all really as it’s usually baked in a loaf tin and the recipe reads more like a muffin recipe without the sugar. Whilst cake salé is often served as an hors d’oeuvre you’ll find them at  picque-niques and family …Continue Reading…