Summary: Putting together a berry blitz torte
is surprisingly easy
They're a mixed bag, ranging from the dessert chefs in celebrity hotspot The Chiltern Firehouse to those from a top hotel in Snowdonia, and tonight their first challenge is to create miniature classics - Benoit's choice of Linzer torte
(an Austrian dessert with a nutty pastry that will test their lattice skillz), and Cherish's Bakewell tart.
Every summer, Roshan Samtani, famous for cookies, tortes
and cakes, makes her Lemon Walnut Torte
ice cream available.
We went for a chocolate and caramel torte
and a custard tart, both at PS4.95 each.
The custard tart at Ty Madeira in Cardiff and, below, the chocolate torte
and the chicken peri-peri
6 Serve the torte
with a generous dollop of cream and some fresh cherries on the side.
It is packed with family favourites including lemon drizzle cake, chocolate brownies, chocolate torte
, biscuits, desserts and even confectionery.
The Nespresso coffee experts have combined the splendour of Vienna with the taste of some of its most famous pastries to create three delicious flavoured Espressos: Variations Sachertorte, a glazed chocolate cake with a thin layer of sweet apricot jam, Variations Apfelstrudel, inspired by the classic layered puff pastry dessert which contains a sweet apple filling delicately spiced with cinnamon and Variations Linzer Torte
, which pays homage to the popular Austrian Linzer Torte
: a tasty red fruit tart topped with a recognisable lattice design.
I opted for the terribly tempting warm triple chocolate brownie, while Matt chose the salted caramel and chocolate torte
, having a weakness for anything with salted caramel.
is a dessert that I find difficult to define.
My wife was equally pleased with her dark chocolate torte
with vanilla ice cream.
GF/LC/LS ALMOND TORTE
with GRILLED FIGS SERVES 10 TO 12 / 1 1/2 HOURS, PLUS 2 HOURS TO COOL This not-too-sweet torte
makes a lovely dessert, late-afternoon treat, or even breakfast.