Category: Pies, Tarts + Crisps

Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart

I’ve been candid about my love-hate with traditional American fruit pies before. Maybe my classic French training is to blame or perhaps it’s my fondness for French food generally. Whatever the reason, my preference is for a fresh fruit tart such as this strawberry tart. […]

Apple Slab Pie

Apple Slab Pie

It’s almost game-time, Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. This is my favorite holiday of the year by a long shot, which is probably not a surprise to anyone who knows me well. A food-focused day with friends and family, truthfully, I could […]

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

My thoughts on pies are no secret: I’m not a huge cooked fruit person, I say this yet I still enjoy a pie on occasion, especially a really good one.  This year, I decided to play around with an easy pie-like type of dessert—fruit hand […]

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

This is my new favorite tart.  I’m a sucker for anything with coconut.  This rich, decadent tart does not disappoint.  Plus, it’s gluten free and can be made dairy free as well!  I have already blogged about how fond I am of tarts: you may […]

A Classic French Tarte Aux Pommes

A Classic French Tarte Aux Pommes

A Tarte Aux Pommes, or apple tart as Americans call it, is the quintessential French dessert to me.  This is one of the first sweet pastries I learned to make in culinary school and I still remember how excited I was to learn it.  I also […]

Old But New: Try A Sweet Potato Tart This Thanksgiving

Old But New: Try A Sweet Potato Tart This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  The main reason?  It’s about food and sharing.  But also because it has no religious undertones nor does it have anything to do with gift-giving; it is just about togetherness.  Each year, I look forward to Thanksgiving months in advance. […]