Passion Fruit Meringue

The buttery crust, the tangy but sweet passionfruit curd, and the melt-in-your-mouth meringue that balances it all out. Got to love it! The three major components are: Egg whites for the Swiss meringue Pie crust Passionfruit curd Roll out the pie crust on a dish. Bake blind—without anything in it. In a separate bowl, add…

Homemade Flaky Pie Crust

Nothing beats the feeling you get when you make a pie completely from scratch. However, unless you are a professional baker, pastry can be intimidating. I shied away for years, but now absolutely love baking pies. The Science of Flaky Pastry Inside the hot oven, the fat layered in the dough melts. This creates a…

Classic Rhubarb Pie

It took a while to get this recipe right, hence the different pics of pie and its variations, like the rhubarb pie with a crumble topping. General Ratio: For every 1 cup rhubarb, you will need 1/3 cup cane sugar and 1 1/2 Tablespoons flour or 3/4 teaspoon of cornflour/cornstarch. Roll out the crust (Homemade…

Timeless Classic – Apple Pie

Apples used to be so expensive and hard to come by in the past.  However, nowadays getting 2 bags of apples from those guys selling in traffic while on your way home for a pie will not break the bank. Granted, pastry making can be quite intimidating but how else does one learn, if not…