Thursday, July 8, 2010

PIE.

Winter is here. The heater is on. I have the flu and I love pie. I am yet to master an amazing pie and so I settle (and by settle, i don't mean settle at all) for a home-made pie from Swedish Tarts. This place is such a little gem. So cute and the cakes all look delicious. Their pancakes are pretty effing amazing too.You can even buy a bowl of latte or hot chocolate. REALLY. It arrives in a big bowl and you sit all cosy and slurp it up. The pies go for $5 each but are a hearty meal, and definitely worth it. The bonus is that you can buy them cold or get them to heat it up for you. So i buy them cold and throw them in a 180C oven for half an hour and they are crisp, moist and amaaaaazzziiinnngggg. 


So far I have eaten the mushroom and leeklentil and sweet potato and pumpkin and feta. 


My sister favours the mushroom and leek one, I think thats because it tastes like the mushroom and leek thing mum has always cooked. But I am a lover of the lentil and sweet potato. It has a slight curry taste and is so yummy and rich and hearty and just plain good. I imagine the pastry is extremely unhealthy for you because the smell of butter wofts through the house when I am heating them up. 


Anywho. Amazing. Best pies i've ever eaten. 


pumpkin and feta
ohh steamy
leek and mushroom + lentil and sweet potato
hearty and YUM.
lentil and sweet potato - a very cute 'V'


Swedish Tarts
40 Semaphore Rd
Semaphore
5019


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4 comments:

  1. mmm I would love to try the sweet potato one, wonder if theyre vegan? Ive never heard of that place before but the pies look awesome.

    Rose

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  2. I'm not sure if they are vegan, i doubt it but i will definitely ask!
    It's a pretty new cafe but so cute and full of delicious food. You should check it out :D

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  3. Yum Yum Yum Yum Yuuuuuummmm!! :) I had a leek and mushroom one yesterday with a salad... Heaven! But then needed a nap and had to go back to work... Devastating! Aaaaannnd, I bought two and Nathan ate the other one. It's love when you give up your favourite vegi pie to a meat eater!!

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  4. WELL I HAD A FLATBREAD TODAY WITH HAYLEY! I dabbled with the idea of getting a leek and mushroom pie but I held back! They're so deeeelish! :D

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