Entries from Baked Alaska tagged with 'Pies/Tarts'

Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, and Walnut Tart

The ingredient this week is beets. I love beets. As a kid, I ate canned beets. I liked them, but as an adult when I discovered fresh, roasted beets, my love for them grew more. One of my favorite...

Crostada di Miele e Pignoli (Honey and Pine Nut Tart)

I've made this tart twice now and it is absolutely wonderful. It has a crunchy crust, a sweet/salty filling oozing with the flavor of butter and honey, and is topped with the unique taste of pine nuts. It's an...

Herbed Cheese Tart

A week or so ago I was looking at David Lebovitz's blog and saw a photo of a Herbed Ricotta Tart that looked mouthwatering. I decided to make it and instead of using fresh ricotta cheese, I would use...

TARTE CHOCOLAT CARAMEL

I was going to dinner at a friends house, and I offered to bring desert. I decided I would try to make something with ingredients I had on hand. I had used all of the eggs, so I knew...

BLUEBERRY AMANDINE TART

I had fresh blueberries that I wanted to make a tart with, and I found a delicious recipe in the cookbook "Chocolate & Zucchini" by Clotilde Dusoulier. The crust is a buttery Pate Sablee, there are juicy blueberries on...

JUNE DARING BAKERS

It's the end of June, so that means time for another reveal of the Daring Bakers. The June Daring Bakers' challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose...

APPLE GALETTE

Last week it was a friends birthday, and I wanted to make her a yummy treat. So I made an Apple Crostata along with Cinnamon Ice Cream. For the ice cream, I used a recipe I had made before...

PEAR TART WITH PECAN CRUST

What's better for a fall dessert than a pear tart? Here's a pear tart whose crust is flavored with toasty pecans and butter, the pear filling has the additional flavor of a vanilla bean, and it's topped with a...

ALMOND TART

I love almond flavor, and I love tarts. I was recently looking at David Lebovitz's blog, and came across a recipe he had for an Almond Tart. The recipe comes from Chez Panisse, and let me tell you, you've...

ITALIAN PLUM TART

I love almond flavor, and I have found the perfect tart to highlight that flavor. This recipe came from the book "Bringing Tuscany Home" by Fances Mayes and the recipe is by Nancy Silverton. I've made it using the...

Sunday Slow Bakers : Chocolate and Polenta Tart

This week's selection was Chocolate and Polenta Tart, again from Gina DePalma's book Dolce Italiano. I was anxious to try this tart-Gina describes the texture as an irresistible combination of smooth, silky chocolate with the chewy bite of polenta....

Sunday Slow Bakers-Hazelnut and Grape Tart

This week's selection was Hazelnut and Grape Tart, from Dolce Italiano by Gina DePalma. I was intrigued to make this tart. I've not baked with grapes before, and I love hazelnuts, so I was ready to see what type...

Dessert

I had leftover dough from the Hazelnut Grape Tart and made a quick crostata for dessert. Rolled dough into a round, and filled with a great new conserve I just bought-Heritage Country Living Collection Fruit Market Peach Pecan Conserves. Then...