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A couple of nights ago, I took part in the Pastel De Nata's course with the wonderful Chef Maria Lima direct from her home in Porto.
The course is an absolute bargain if you enjoy cooking and would like to learn how to make these iconic Portuguese tarts. Maria Lima is so encouraging and full of wonderful tips that really make the experience unforgettable....and at the end you have a tray of lovely custard tarts encased in your very own homemade flaky pastry. You can also enjoy joining Maria as she talks about the regions wine and port and what to pair with your tarts.
All the ingredients are what you would most likely have in your store cupboard as well, so no need to rush out to buy anything extra. Highly Recommended!
A fun and interesting class with a wonderful chef. Pastel de natas were a big success
I really enjoyed the 90 minute class run by Maria who gave very clear instructions to make one of my favourite tarts. I’ll definitely be making them again using her method.
Maria was so friendly, encouraging and fun! The recipe and instructions were easy to follow and the results brought back memories of our times in Portugal! It was so fun to cook with people all over the world, how cool is that?
My granddaughter is the chef in our family. She watched the zoom session and then made the tarts afterwards. She used King Arthur gluten free flour for the crust. It did create a flaky crust, but as with all gluten free baked goods it was a bit heavier and chewier than using regular flour. But we don’t have a choice. The custard turned out great. All in all, it was a success. She enjoyed it all.