I’m so excited to finally be able to share that i’ve been working with Coca-Cola for the last couple of months on their #ThisOnesFor campaign. The campaign all about working towards ones goals, however big or small they may be…
It’s about getting out there, trying something new, focusing your energy on fresh challenges and seeing how awesome it feels to conquer them.
As we sat down to discuss a plan for me back in March, the Coca-Cola team asked, ‘What’s a challenge you’d love to take on but haven’t done before? ’
There were many that came to mind but I narrowed it down and 4 weeks later off we went to take on the first…
I headed out to Portugal, got in the water with Women’s Champion Lucy Campbell and learnt how to surf with the woman herself.
I pass through so many hot surf destinations on my travels but prior to Portugal, I had never spent time learning properly. More on that adventure soon in another blog post and YouTube video where I interview Lucy.
Anyway during that challenge we actually identified another one that i’m going to share with you today. During the three days we had filming and surfing down in Sagres, Portugal, I took quite a liking to Portuguese tarts (how awesome are they!) and had the idea to recreate the infamous sweet pastry back in my London kitchen.
So here we are. I’ve been wanting to start sharing my favourite travel recipes for a while now so this was the perfect excuse to get started.
There are many Portuguese Tart recipes online but this one seemed the quickest and simplest, once you’ve got your ingredients organised.
That’s not to take away from how delicious they are.
Next time you have a group of friends over, whip up a batch of these and impress them with your tarts
A guaranteed winner…
Well that is unless your guests don’t like Portuguese tarts, but who doesn’t like Portuguese tarts?!
If you’re a visual learner like myself, I shot a little video and some photos to help you along the way as you’re cooking.
Other: A cake tray to go in the oven, a pastry brush, a whisk, a rolling pin, a cutter that works to the size of your cake tray.
First up it’s time to make the custard…
Time to prepare the tarts…
8. Bake for around 15-20 minutes (keep an eye though, cook until the top goes golden!)
Let me know if you make them and how well they go down?
I think I ate 90% of them myself… Rumour has it they are best enjoyed fresh anyhow! Haha!
I surprised myself with this challenge. I would have never set out to bake my own portuguese tarts, I would have bought them. However making them as part of this campaign has got me excited to note down more recipes from my travels and to bring them to life at home. It’s so satisfying to not only bake the pastries fresh, but to share them with your friends whilst they have a massive grin on their face.
Hostess with the mostess!
Challenge yourself to bake something new this summer.
Invite your friends over and share the goodies…
Stay tuned for my next section of content with Coca cola as I head into the water to finally learn how to surf!?
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