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Red Currant-Vanilla Panna Cotta Tart

Red Currant-Vanilla Panna Cotta Tart

There is already a rhubarb panna cotta tart recipe on this blog. Yes, this is another panna cotta tart. And yes, it’s another PINK panna cotta tart at that. But, after I posted a picture of this red currant-vanilla panna cotta variation on Instagram, someone […]

Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Rose Galette in Cream Cheese Crust

Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Rose Galette in Cream Cheese Crust

This galette was one of those last-minute, improvised bakes that happily turned out quite delicious. And yes, I know I’ve been posting an enormous number of rhubarb-filled recipes, but, what can I say? I’m obsessed. The first time I baked this, my crust was not […]

Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate “Caramel” Tart

Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate “Caramel” Tart

This chocolate “caramel” tart was born of a desire to redeem myself after a baking fail. It was Passover, but I had found some lovely pink rhubarb at the market and couldn’t get the idea of a rhubarb tart out of my head. I decided […]

Rhubarb Panna Cotta Tart

Rhubarb Panna Cotta Tart

For years, my favorite British cookbook authors have taunted me with their blithe references to winter tarts and cakes and pavlovas made with “forced rhubarb.” (Example: Nigella Lawson, How To Be a Domestic Goddess, page 107, “Rhubarb Tart”: “This is perfect for January, when the […]

Plum Tart with Honey Ginger Mascarpone Filling

Plum Tart with Honey Ginger Mascarpone Filling

I’ll admit it, sometimes my recipe ideas begin with an aesthetic vision, and the flavors follow. In this case, inspired by jewel-like plums, plumcots, and pluots at the Farmers’ Market, I had a vision of a tart topped with alternating half-moon plum slices in pink […]