Pastry is essential in the repertoire of any baker. Here you can find my baking basics recipe for sweet shortcrust, as well as ways to use it in bakes.

Pastry is often something that concerns people. Too tough, soggy bottoms, too crumbly … the list goes on. But before you go down that rabbit hole, take a look at my basics sweet shortcrust post. I share with you all my top tips and advice to make foolproof pastry every time. So never again will it be feared!

As always, do let me know if there are other recipes you would like to see here, I’d love to know!

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