Vanilla pastry cream: this is a basic recipe for pastry cream.
Pastry cream is a custard that is mainly used as a filling for cream puffs, or fruit tarts, muffins and all kinds of pastries. Vanilla pastry cream is a basic recipe, it can be flavored with a large variety of ingredients, such as chocolate, coffee, hazelnut, fruit syrups, liqueurs, etc.
Caramelized hazelnuts and almonds meal and butter that can be used three ways: as candies (sooo good!), chopped into a coarse meal or as a paste.
A nut butter can be made of all sorts of nuts, I most commonly make it with hazelnuts or a mix of almonds and hazelnuts. You can also make pistachio meal and paste the same way, very interesting and really delicious.
This a delicious cookie dough crust. You can use it for lemon tarts and tartlets or any cream or fruit tarts.
It’s a little bit tricky to work with but it really adds to your tarts as it is really like eating a delicious cookie.
I have used this shortbread crust for my raspberry tartlets, here is a link to the recipe, click here.