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Sour Cherry Frangipane Tart

Sour Cherry Frangipane Tart

August 01st, 2007  | Category: Fruit, Tarts and Pies


Another fruit I am trying to eat as much as possible these days is sour cherries. The frozen stuff that I use throughout winter never comes close to these delicate berries. In addition to preserving some of them to enjoy for a couple more months and the occasional sour cherry sherbet, another recipe I am quite fond of is an adaptation of the Cherry Frangipane Galette from ...

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Weekend at the Mansion – Summer Tarts

Weekend at the Mansion – Summer Tarts

July 02nd, 2007  | Category: Friends, Tarts and Pies, Vegetarian


We could finally breathe after the heat wave that slapped İstanbul on the face last week. With the humidity and the temperature over 100 F outside, I vegetated at my air-conditioned habitat. The weather cooled down a bit on the weekend. We laid our beach towels, prepared ice-cold lemonades and started cooking. There were quite a lot of people at my friends' house (which we call The Mansion), so ...

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Cherry Tomato and Feta Cheese Tart with Fresh Thyme

Cherry Tomato and Feta Cheese Tart with Fresh Thyme

June 13th, 2007  | Category: Tarts and Pies, Vegetarian


I am crazy about tarts. You should know that by now. Nearly half of the recipes I include in my blog are tarts. So it was strange to realize that I didn't bake a savory one yet. The second tart I baked over the weekend is this Cherry Tomato and Feta Cheese Tart with Fresh Thyme. Out of all three tarts, I liked this one the best. I ...

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Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart

June 11th, 2007  | Category: Fruit, Tarts and Pies


I had a bit of a tart craze this weekend. Here is the first one: Strawberry Tart with vanilla pastry cream and chocolate curls.

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