CATEGORY: Pastry
Chicken Basteeya, Cauliflower Tots

Chicken Basteeya, Cauliflower Tots

A 400-degree oven can share these tasks: no special skills are necessary to assemble "chicken soup in a pastry" and "baked cheesy cauliflower patties."
Turkey and Sweet Leek Pie

Turkey and Sweet Leek Pie

Nothing smells better than long-simmering bacon and leeks, I say.
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

To see an artfully weaved crust of pastry atop a casserole is totally intimidating, I admit.
Pesto Chicken Tart

Pesto Chicken Tart

I always regard puff pastry as easy-fancy, puffy and impressive, fun to make and fun to eat.
Potato, Cheese and Mushroom Pie and Escarole Salad with Provolone, Warm White Beans and Prosciutto Crisps

Potato, Cheese and Mushroom Pie and Escarole Salad with Provolone, Warm White Beans and Prosciutto Crisps

This is an ambitious recipe that showcases the best qualities of puff pastry, mushrooms, and potatoes. With a moderate amount of discipline, you can assemble and enjoy this wonderful pie.
Moroccan Carrot and Lentil Pasties

Moroccan Carrot and Lentil Pasties

I made beautiful pouches, perfumed by the cinnamon warmth of the ras-el-hanout spice mix. Pastry provides the most satisfying of flavors.
Salmon Pho and Spicy Lentil Tart with Pomegranate and Mint

Salmon Phở and Spicy Lentil Tart with Pomegranate and Mint

There's been a buzz, lately, about the Vietnamese noodle soup known as "pho," so it's about time I tried to prepare it.
Salad of Morels, Fiddleheads, Ramps, and Farro and Spinach, Tomato and Cheese Tart

Salad of Morels, Fiddleheads, Ramps, and Farro and Spinach, Tomato and Cheese Tart

I do respect Hank Shaw's foraging skills, his synchronization with the nature that surrounds him, there in Northern California. I saw his recipe for a "Salad of Morels, Fiddleheads, Ramps, and Farro," at the exact moment that fresh fiddlehead ferns were available in my food coop.