Cherry Blueberry Frangipane Tart with Almond Buttercream


“Victoria, nobody just ‘throws together’ a frangipane tart!” As soon as I said it, I realised how utterly ridiculous it sounded. Like “I’m just going to whip up a croquembouche dear” or “I’m off for a marathon, cheerio!” People just don’t whip up desserts as quick as a flash unless it’s faux mango ice cream –… 

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Apricot and Lemon Frangipane Tart


Oh spring, where have you gone? Just this week, after a particularly miserable Wednesday in more ways than one, a magnificent Thursday followed all at once. Bright blue skies were matched by a soft breeze and Aberdeen’s granite cast pools of cold shadows on the pavement. I was dashing around this wonderful city in the… 

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