Beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Roll out pastry to line a 23cm (9in) fluted flan/tart tin or ring and bake blind for 15-20 mins until pastry is golden brown. recipe by Christina Conte. makes about 24. Preheat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4.

Strawberry Tarts.

Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and beat until well blended.

1/2 Quick and Easy pie pastry (recipe here -full recipe will make about 48 tarts) hulled, washed and dried strawberries, preferably all relatively similar in size; fresh whipped cream (no added sugar to make them as they do in the UK) Method.