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nostalgic baking: super mince pie pastry

When I’m in Australia I feel nostalgic for Italy and want to make a batch of Cavallucci di Siena at Christmas time or a Pastiera Napoletana at Easter.  And every single Easter I have spent in Italy I have faithfully made hot cross buns, made using my battered and well floured copy of David Brown’s baking book, piping out the crosses and always eating them warm … Continue reading nostalgic baking: super mince pie pastry