Category: Sweet and Savory: Tarts for Art

  • Caramelized Onion Tart Bites

    Makes 24 small tarts INGREDIENTS 1 savory pie dough recipe 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups red onion, sliced ½ cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon chives 1 tablespoon parsley Salt/pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375°F. Roll out pie to 1⁄8” thickness and with a four-inch (diameter) cup, glass, or cookie cutter, cut out 9 circles per […]

  • Caramel Almond Pear Tart

    Makes 1 long rectangular tart INGREDIENTS For pie dough 1 sweet pie dough recipe 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon cinnamon For filling 1½ cups sugar ½ cup pear juice ½ cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup almonds, chopped 2 Bosc […]

  • Mushroom Herb Leek Puff Pastry Tartlets

    Makes 8 INGREDIENTS 1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed 3 tablespoons butter 1 small leek (white and light green only), cut into 2″ strips 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped or sliced (depending on mushroom) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup crème fraiche 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¼ […]

  • Pumpkin Tart with Maple Sage Crust and Cnadied Sage Leaves

    Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS For pie dough 1 sweet pie dough recipe 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 1 tablespoon maple syrup For filling 1½ cup pumpkin, cooked ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 pinch cloves, ground 1 pinch salt 3 eggs, beaten […]

  • Fresh Herb Farro Tart

    Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 cup farro 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ of a red onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, basil, and chives, chopped ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

  • Savory Pie Dough (Pate Brisée)

    Makes 1 large pie crust or two tart shells Ingredients 2½ cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces 2 to 4 tablespoons ice water Directions In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter with two forks or a pastry […]

  • Sweet Pie Dough (Pate Sucrée)

    Makes 1 pie crust or tart shell large or 8 tartlets Ingredients 1½ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes 1 egg yolk 1 to 2 tablespoons ice water Directions In a medium bowl, combine flour and sugar. Next, cut in butter with a pastry […]