Pumpkin Pie

Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 70 minutes Serves: 10 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients For the crust: 90g/3oz/6 full tablespoons of cold butter, cubed 200g/7oz/1½ cup of plain flour 1½ tablespoons of sugar A heaped teaspoon of salt 60ml/just over ½ dl/⅒ pint/¼ cup iced water For the filling: 400g/14oz/just over 1½ cups of puréed pumpkinContinue reading “Pumpkin Pie”

Vispipuuro

This fruity and fluffy Finnish porridge is vegan and can be eaten for breakfast, dessert or as a snack! Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Cooling time: 60 minutes Serves: 3 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 800ml/8dl/1½ pints/3⅓ cups of water 280g/10oz/2 cups of lingonberries, cranberries, redcurrants, gooseberries, strawberries, blueberries and/or blackberries Pinch of saltContinue reading “Vispipuuro”

Kheer

You only need a couple of simple ingredients to make Kheer, a sweet, creamy and aromatic traditional Indian dessert Preparation time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 2 hours Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 45g/1 1/2oz/1/4 cup of basmati rice 1100ml/11dl/just under 2 pt/4 1/2 cups of full fat milk 90g/3oz/7 tablespoons of sugar 5 cardamom pods,Continue reading “Kheer”

Bakewell Tart

This classic confection is a delicious combo of frangipane, raspberry jam and butterry shortcrust pastry. Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Difficulty: Moderate Serves: 8 Make it vegan: Replace the lard in the pastry with coconut oil or a plant-based shortening, and replace the butter in the pastry and frangipane with vegetable oil, cashewContinue reading “Bakewell Tart”