Tartlets and other Tidbits

IMG_2159.JPGThese three little tartlets represent a day of sheer fun for me! I can’t think of many more things I enjoy more than getting my hands into some nice soft dough, and forming it into little mini tarts.

These little gems originate from the Amalfi Coast in Italy, where you can find plump juicy cherries. They are filled with a delicate custard, topped with cherries, and wrapped in pastry.

I gave these to one of my Italian students today, and couldn’t believe it when he told me his wife was allergic to cherries! I have never met anyone with that allergy before. He assured me that he would not let them go to waste.

I have said it before, and I will say it again. Food is such a beautiful means of bringing people together. Just the thought of preparing a beautiful table with some candles, fresh flowers, and simple place settings. Add quality people to that equation, and that’s what memories are made of!

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