Cornmeal Crust Ricotta Fig Tartlets
Makes 6 Tartlets Ingredients 1 batch cornmeal crust, refrigerated 1 pound fresh ricotta cheese 2 eggsÂ¼ cup raw sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped Pinch of cinnamon 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 pint of fresh figs, cut in half Â½ Â teaspoon lavender flowers (optional) Directions Make sure the batch of cornmeal […]
Lobster, Tomato Corn Pies with Corn Aioli
Makes about 15 pies Ingredients 1 medium shallot 2 cups lobster meat, cooked 2 cups fresh corn kernels 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Savory Pie Dough 1 egg beaten Coarse Salt Directions Pre-heat oven to 375°F. In a […]
Red Pepper, Crab & Corn Pies
Makes 8 pie pockets Ingredients 2 roasted red peppers, deseeded and chopped 1 cup lump crab meat 1 cup fresh corn kernels 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine Savory Herb Curd (recipe follows) Savory Pie Dough 1 egg beaten Coarse Salt Directions Pre-heat oven to 375 Â° F .Roll […]
Sweet Black Pepper Cherry Glaze
Makes Â½ cup Ingredients Â¼ cup honey 1 tablespoon molasses 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon dried cherries, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh herbs of choice, chopped fine Directions Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan, mix and bring to a low simmer for about 5 minutes or until mixture is loose and mixed and […]
Ginger Honey Glaze
Makes Â½ cup Ingredients Â½ cup honey 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine Directions Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and bring to a low simmer for about 5 minutes or until mixture is loose and mixed and ginger is infused.
Honey & Herbed Ricotta
Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 Â¼ cup fresh ricotta Â¼ cup honey 1 /2 cup of chopped herbs of choice Directions Mix together all ingredients until smooth and mixed.
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 Â¼ 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 Â° F. Place […]
Savory Pie Dough (Pate BrisÃ©e)
Makes 1 large pie crust or two tart shells Ingredients 2Â½ 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 […]