Chocolate Ganache Tart with Goji Berries

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Goji Berries

June 18th, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


My new discovery: Goji berry. It is THE superfood. These berries grow on vines that reach over 20 feet in length in the remote, unpolluted hills and valleys of Tibet and Mongolia. The goji berry is a complete protein loaded with 18 amino acids including all 8 essential amino acids and contain over 20 trace minerals and vitamins. The ones I ordered from Amazon are certified organic, ...

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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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Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

May 03rd, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


Same recipe, different presentation.

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Raspberry Pistachio Tart

Raspberry Pistachio Tart

April 15th, 2007  | Category: Fruit, Tarts and Pies


My trials with Dorie Greenspan's sweet tart dough recipe continue. This time, I added pistachios to the dough for this raspberry and pistachio tart and it turned out amazing (even tough I over-baked it). It would have been better to use more as I hoped to see some flakes here and there in the dough.

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