Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Mini Plum Galette

Busy days ahead, with holiday season on the horizon. That means end of year assignments piling up alongside marathon baking sessions on a Sunday afternoon. Which wouldn’t be complete with pie. For my American readers, Thanksgiving is coming up next week, meaning holiday baking and turkeys galore. The roasted turkey doesn’t come until Christmas for… Continue reading Mini Plum Galette

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts

Mini Skillet Apple Muesli Crumble Pie

Mini desserts are the best.  Small and adorable, they offer bite-sized deliciousness and everything looks better in miniature. Don’t believe me? Well look at the picture below: Isn’t it an adorable mini pie? This is a hybrid dessert. It combines the crust of an apple pie, with a crumble topping using muesli to add a… Continue reading Mini Skillet Apple Muesli Crumble Pie

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

My mum loves rice pudding. If it were socially acceptable, she’d have it for every meal. Every so often,  I whip up a rice pudding for her. Sometimes with pudding rice and other times with whatever we have lying around. Long grain rice is less starchy than pudding rice, so you have to cook it… Continue reading Raspberry Jam filled Rice Pudding Pie

Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Pineapple Custard Tart

Pineapple, custard and a good dose of stress. What wonders await in this post today? This morning, stress came from many places. Everything piled up, and how was supposed to do it all at once.  Family pressure, college pressure, starting a new job and organising several events for mentoring, tutoring and trying to have a social… Continue reading Pineapple Custard Tart

Breakfast · Desserts · Pies and Tarts

Mini Apple Pear Galette

As the end of Summer looms over us, the signs of Autumn begin to show. The weather is getting chilly, days are getting shorter and produce like apples and pears are coming into season. Along with my cats getting madder than usual. She likes sleeping on laptops along with trying to get into the bag… Continue reading Mini Apple Pear Galette

Savoury · Snacks

(Gluten-free) Crustless Mini Sweet Potato Pesto Pies

Savoury and rich, these little sweet potato pies make a great side dish or a snack. I like sweet potato pie, but I wanted to try something different and what happens when you have jars of pesto and mountains of sweet potatoes? Experimentation and a new recipe which worked really well. It’s fairly easy to… Continue reading (Gluten-free) Crustless Mini Sweet Potato Pesto Pies

All Things Chocolate · Desserts · Pies and Tarts

Chocolate Blackcurrant Tart

Tarts are a treat and one I have to share with you today. Blackcurrant jam is so good, but I only heard of it after I came to Ireland. It seems to be a very British or Irish thing. Doesn’t matter though because it tastes amazing and with chocolate everything is made better. So, this… Continue reading Chocolate Blackcurrant Tart