Pies and tarts

Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie

This Dutch Apple Pie recipe is from the pages of Nana Ling's handwritten recipe book and dated November 1942. Dutch Apple Pie recipes go back to the middle ages, according to Wikipedia, and are characterised by a crust on the bottom and sides, apple slices, cinnamon...

Lemon Meringue Tart

Lemon Meringue Tart

Lemon Meringue Tart is one of my mum's specialties and is high on my list of childhood favourites.  This recipe is from the pages of my great grandmother's recipe book and one of the key ingredients is another of my childhood favourites – condensed milk.  I'd...

Pineapple Tart

Pineapple Tart

Tinned pineapple isn't the most glamorous of ingredients, but in this Pineapple Tart Recipe it is completely transformed. The pineapple filling is out of this world – a little bit custardy, a little bit tropical, a little bit old-fashioned and completely addictive....