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Choux pastry wreaths with a dipping sauce

How to make a basic choux pastry

Overwhelmed by the idea of making a choux pastry dessert? This simple but delicious choux pastry recipe makes baking a Paris-Brest, ice-cream Beignets or a dark chocolate éclair much more manageable.
Choux pastry

Choux pastry

A masterclass on choux pastry - from the origin of choux pastry to how to make the perfect choux.
Aerial view of three Calabrian dried fruit and nut pastries on a blue plate.

Pitta ‘mpigliata

Crisp, chewy, sweet and nutty all in one bite, plus pretty as a rose. It’s no wonder these scrolls appear at both Easter and Christmas.
Torta Pasqualina

Torta Pasqualina

This Ligurian specialty is perfect for Easter picnics – just transport your pie in its tin.