Meals · Pastry

My Mom’s Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie

Here in South Africa, although spring is here, winter brought chilly evenings and it was on one such evening my mom created this delicious pie, inspired by the Coq au Vin Pie in one of our favourite cookbooks, Taste of the Midlands. The sauce was quite thin but still deliciously creamy and the chicken, leek and tarragon… Continue reading My Mom’s Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie


Delicious Lemon Meringue Tartlets Recipe

These lemon meringue tartlets are adapted from the excellent recipe for Lemon Meringue Pie in Mary Berry's Desserts and Confections. You can either use the crumb crust suggested here, or make my Flourless Almond Crust, which works excellently for tartlets. The recipe can be used to make tartlets (about 12) or one large pie. Ingredients:… Continue reading Delicious Lemon Meringue Tartlets Recipe