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Tag: Debbie Spivey

The very best Apple Tart.

IMG_9955[1]This is the apple tart that started my obsession with pastry. The ridiculously quick and easy shortcrust will completely revolutionize your dessert repertoire and possibly turn you into a Queen of Tarts just like me! Read the rest of this entry »

Easy as Lemon Meringue Pie

IMG_9373[1]I’d been away for six weeks, missed my family, so I did a quick ring around to organise a Sunday night dinner.

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Dear Debbie I feel your pastry pain!


Have you thought about making the perfect pie or tart only to be put off by the laborious task of making pastry. The rubbing-in of butter and flour, letting the dough rest, rolling the dough, refrigerating the pastry shell, blind baking, removing the baking beads, baking some more blah, blah, blah….I HAVE DISCOVERED THE EASIEST SWEET SHORTCRUST PASTRY IN THE WORLD and it requires none of the above and you will produce a perfect pie crust every time!

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