Homemade savoury tarts give children the chance to practise a wide range of cooking skills.
Puff pastry – whether shop bought or made at home – is incredibly versatile, and is perfect for making savoury tarts as a family.
From pizza-style tarts topped with tomato puree, your choice of vegetables and meats and finished with cheese to deeper tarts with a creamy filling, it’s easy to find flavours that the whole family will enjoy.
They’re also a great way to get children involved in the kitchen, and will help to hone a number of different skills: rolling pastry, weighing ingredients, chopping vegetables, grating cheese and, of course, assembling the tarts.
Here are two different options that children will love to make, Pepper and Sweetcorn Tarts and Vegetable Pizza Puffs . The toppings can be varied to suit your child’s tastes…