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mirabelle and almond tart

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mirabelle and almond tart

Late summer days. Abundance of plums, apples and mirabelles in every garden…. Before the season slips away don’t miss to bake this Tarte aux Mirabelles et aux Amandes. It’s worth it!  Tarte aux Mirabelles et aux Amandes 250g tart dough with almonds  700g mirabelles (golden cherry plums) 3 eggs 150g icing sugar 80g finely ground almonds a pinch of cinnamon 100ml liquid cream 1 tablespoon melted butter 30g sliced almonds  Preheat the oven to 160°. Wash and […]

matcha and strawberry tart

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matcha and strawberry tart

Another tart of Eric Kayser’s book Tartes et Gourmandises. It truly never fails! Any red berries work for this recipe; if you choose groseilles or red currants as in the original recipe I suggest you increase the amount of sugar to the original 300g.  Tarte au Thé Vert Matcha et aux Fraises 300g butter 10 egg whites 200g icing sugar 130g finely grated almonds 130g flour 2 teaspoons matcha powder and some more for sprinkling on […]

clafoutis tart with raspberries

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summer tart

tarte-clafoutis aux framboises 300g tart dough with almonds 300g raspberries (and a few gooseberries) 2 eggs 4 egg yolks 100g sugar 60g almond flour 60g flour 200ml milk 400g crème fraîche 1 vanilla pod, scraped Preheat oven to 150°. Roll out the dough and fit it into the base and up the sides of your tart pan. for the clafoutis: In a bowl beat the eggs, egg yolks and the sugar. Add the flour and […]

dark chocolate and coffee crème brulée tart

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  There are days to be more sensible about the food we eat and days to indulge. Like everything – it’s all about balance. I made this tart for a Birthday party and it was split between many guests, which made it a sweet little treat with coffee. Tarte au Chocolat et Crème Brûlée au Café for the dough: 250g tart dough with almonds for the crème brûlée au café: 500g cream 20g instant coffee powder […]

double chocolate and hazelnut tart

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Tarte au Chocolat Noir et aux Noisettes

Be prepared for a big luxury chocolate bomb! Again inspired by patissier Eric Kayser’s Tartes et Gourmandises. I must confess, I changed two minor details of the original chocolate filling: 200g sugar to no sugar and 500ml cream to 50ml cream instead. It’s still an indulgence, promised! If someone is brave enough to try the original recipe let me know in the comments..     Tarte au Chocolat Noir et aux Noisettes for the dough: 250g tart dough with […]

rhubarb tart with grated orange peel and Grand Marnier

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tarte à la rhubarbe et à l'orange

Finally I hold in my hands French patissier Eric Kayser’s book Tartes et gourmandises, an insider’s tip among connoisseurs in matters of  tarts and taste. After the first browsing through this whole lot of  sweet delicacies I decided to bake each and every tart in my own kitchen and share the recipes with you. You will easily recognize the tartes et gourmandises  by their French title on the image.   Et voilá, number one, Tarte à la rhubarbe et à l’orange 300g tart dough with almonds […]