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Blackberry & Lemon Curd Mille Fuille

Blackberry & Lemon curd Mille Fuille


  • 1 Punnet blackberries
  • Filo Pastry
  • Icing sugar
  • 250g clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp Cassis
  • 1 egg white

Lemon curd

  • 3 lemons
  • 225g butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs


  • Grate zest from lemons and squeeze juice.
  • Whisk whole eggs, yolks and sugar in a saucepan until
  • smooth, then place pan over a low heat. Add the butter,
  • juice and zest and whisk continuously until thickened.
  • Strain through a sieve into a clean bowl. Refrigerate.
  • Lay out a sheet of filo pastry, brush with egg white and dust with icing sugar.
  • Place another sheet on top and repeat until you have 3 sheets in total.
  • Use a cutter to cut rounds. You will need 3 per serve.
  • Heat the clarified butter in a frying pan and cook until coloured.
  • Drain on paper.
  • Toss blackberries in the cassis.

To serve, put a small spoonful of the lemon curd on a plate, place a disk of filo on top, blackberries then lemon curd and repeat top with one more filo disk.

Prepared by

Ivonne Nathan

Culinary Skills Teacher

Trade Skills and Vocational Learning

Canberra Institute of Technology

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Burnt Leek, Lemon & Pepper Oil

Recipe by Keaton McDonell of Pulp Kitchen


  • 1 leek – cut into 2cm pieces
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 12g white peppercorns
  • 1 bunch lemon thyme
  • 200ml grape seed oil


– Lightly oil and season the leeks
– Place in 250oC oven and roast until blackened
– Place all ingredients in a zip lock bag and place in a water bath at 52oC for 1 hour to infuse
– Chill and place in a blender and blend until smooth
– Pass through a sieve and store in a container for later use