Using brick pastry recipes

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Tarted up

Tarted up

Using your knuckle, push the pastry right into the corners and the sides.  Drain the spinach and using kitchen towel to soak up as much of the water as possible
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How to make gozleme

How to make gozleme

Place a handful of spinach leaves on the dough and scatter with feta cheese and finely chopped chilli, if using
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Sausage Rolls.

Sausage Rolls.

Using a knife or a pastry cutter, slice the pastry into sections. Using your hands, mix in the butter and lard pieces until they are coated in the flour
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REVIEW: Queen of Bradgate, Leicester

REVIEW: Queen of Bradgate, Leicester

from a thoroughly modern British menu using the best local produce. The Boy described them as 'a sausage brick with a coat of pastry'
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Maple Pancetta Cheddar Cheese Tart

Maple Pancetta Cheddar Cheese Tart

I found after the second time that by cutting the puff pastry using a dough/pie crimper an inch inside from the edge helped form a frame when the puff pastry baked
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Gluten free basics. Replacing/substituting – Part 1:Bread

Gluten free basics. Replacing/substituting – Part 1:Bread

LSH went without bread for a long time, either skipping it entirely, or using rice cakes or oat cakes as a substitute
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sugar-free brownie heaven

sugar-free brownie heaven

it’s undeniable that sugar-free baking can sometimes be a little complex with lots of ingredients needed to enhance the texture and flavours that you lose from not using refined sugar
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Mini mango pies

Mini mango pies

Just take a look at your fruit bowl or dive in to the freezer and see what you have that needs using up
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June Round-Up (and why I’m probably banned from Papa John’s)

June Round-Up (and why I’m probably banned from Papa John’s)

Be warned though, the author uses non-vegetarian cheeses such as Gorgonzola, Fontina and Parmigiano (see the Vegetarian Society’s Cheese Fact Sheet for more information) with no mention of using vegetarian alternatives (in fact, she even makes a point of mentioning in the author’s notes that there are no additives to Fontina apart from natural calf rennet), so if this is something that will bug you as much as it bugged me, this might not be the book for you
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Gefiltefest – the Jewish Food Festival

Gefiltefest – the Jewish Food Festival

It was lovely to see so many families enjoying the event, enthusing their children about the vast variety of Jewish foods that are available to us
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50 things that happen when you learn to cook.

50 things that happen when you learn to cook.

You sometimes feel guilty for using shop bought things (sauces / pre-made pastries / pastas). A crumbling mound of bricks made me want to make shortbread
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How to make Christmas dinner: Top Yorkshire chef shares tips on perfecting the festive feast

How to make Christmas dinner: Top Yorkshire chef shares tips on perfecting the festive feast

Take seven sheets of feuilles de brick pastry and peel one of the sheets away from its backing paper and lay on a clean, dry surface
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Beef and Guinness Pie

Beef and Guinness Pie

Now add the water and, using a palette knife make a series of straight cuts (like you are cutting a big cake) to incorporate everything
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Baklava

Baklava

Cut into small pieces using a sharp knife. ) and sprinkle half the mixture over the butter pastry. Place another two sheets of pastry on top, again brushing each carefully with butter, and top with the remaining nut mixture
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apple and mincemeat suet dumplings - a little treat for george orwell

apple and mincemeat suet dumplings - a little treat for george orwell

A neighbour sent me off on a wild goose chase by saying firmly that there was a special kind of cake from Kentish Town, but a little research suggests that she may have been confusing it with an actual cake from the county of Kent
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Bacon & Egg Pie with Skillet Potatoes + #GetHimFed 4

Bacon & Egg Pie with Skillet Potatoes + #GetHimFed 4

Posts to Instagram, using the #GetHimFed hashtag, will be reposted via InstaRepost – which means more exposure for you
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Eating London Walking Tours

Eating London Walking Tours

 The restaurant is relatively new, but the owners have carefully recreated a traditional dining room using salvaged material from The Bell public house and wonderful oak panelling salvaged  from Christchurch Spitalfields
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September on the Allotment 2015

September on the Allotment 2015

you finish using tools, cloches and netting, ensure they are clean and store in. possible, lift the fruits onto a piece of wood, stone, brick or similar, to