South African Milk Tart Description: If you like custard, you will love this pie. It is a veeeerrrrry slowwwwwly cooked custard filling with a digestive biscuit crust, topped with Cinnamon and sugar. Not too sweet. Absolutely beautiful.
Peanut Butter Oreo Pie Description: Oh my, this is one of THOSE pies. Do you like peanut butter? Ganache? Oreos? This dessert will enthrall you. Its crust is made with crushed Oreo cookies, followed with a peanut butter cream, and topped off with fresh chocolate ganache. The flavours go together so stunningly, it puts Reese’s [...]
Pecan Pie Description: Oooooh boy. Are you a pecan lover? I make this divine pie with loads of pecans, brown sugar and dark rum. Particularly popular in the southern United States, it is known for its sweet, gooey richness. This is absolutely divine. It is to be eaten warm OR cold, and definitely with a [...]
Philadelphia Cheesecake Description: I’ve always been partial to my own cheesecake. Except it’s not really mine – my Mom made this before me, my Grandmother before her, and my Great-Grandmother before her. The crust is made with ground digestive biscuits, whereas in the States I’d be using graham crackers. It is a dense, moist cheesecake [...]
Coconut Cream Pie Description: What do I even say about this dreamy dessert? I love coconut. I love freshly whipped cream. For me, it’s the most glorious and seductive pie. In my second week of being in business with TTC, I sold my first Coconut Cream Pie, and the reaction was, hand over her mouth, [...]
French Silk Pie Description: Two words: Chocolate and Silk. This pie is well-named. If you’re a fan of a good chocolate tart, you shouldn’t miss the French Silk Pie. The difference between the two is the texture of the chocolate, and the freshly whipped cream on top. Beginning with a dark chocolate, I melt it, [...]
Key Lime Pie Description: Mmmmmmmmmm. Two of my brothers-in-law say this is their favourite. It’s definitely one of mine! Key Limes are a small, zesty lime that really packs a punch. I import my juice from Florida – it’s called Nellie and Joe’s. This pie is exquisite – my fresh shortcrust with a custard-y key [...]
Crack Pie Description: This intense, heavenly pie excites my family every time I make it. A slice of it is pure decadence. All that goes into making this dense, sweet pie is well-worth it. To be enjoyed with unsweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. With a spoon. If you like toffee or caramel desserts, [...]