Almond Cream

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter, softened ½ cup honey 1 cup ground almonds 2 eggs ½ cup heavy cream Vanilla bean scraped, seeds reserved Directions Mix together in a large bowl the butter, honey, almonds, vanilla seeds, eggs and cream until smooth. Use in tarts that are baked for about 10 minutes […]

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Lemon Curd

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon corn starch ½ cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs, beaten Pinch of salt Directions Whisk together all ingredients in a medium sauce pan and bring to a medium low heat, whisking slowly until mixture is thick. Allow to cool and refrigerate.

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Mini Cream Fruit Tarts: Apricot, Italian Plum & Prune, Raspberry, Blueberry

Makes 8 Tartlets Ingredients Lemon Cream Almond Cream Honey & Herbed Ricotta 1 cup sliced apricots 1 cup sliced Italian plums ¼ cup prunes, chopped fine 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 8 tartlet shells, par-baked Ginger Honey Glaze Herbal Honey Glaze Sweet Black Pepper Cherry Glaze Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 ° F. Place […]

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Tarragon Biscuits

Makes 15 biscuits Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 ½ tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 12 tablespoons butter, cold & cut into cubes 1 ½ cups heavy cream 2 tablespoons orange zest 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice 3 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves, sliced into thin strips Directions Sift together […]

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