Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Strawberry Tart

This recipe was written as a cooking lesson from my Great grandmother Baba.

1 quart strawberries (or peaches, raspberries, blueberries, etc.)
4 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup red wine
1.5 cups Rice flour
1 cup butter, softened
dried beans

  1. Preheat oven 300.
  2. Heat strawberries, sugar, and wine on back of stove. Do not boil, pour of juice, and simmer to reduce.
  3. Meanwhile to make the pastry, mix flour and butter with hands.
  4. Add two dessert spoons cold water.
  5. Pat into balls and then throw back and forth from hand to hand for 5 minutes.
  6. Roll to the size of a pie plate.
  7. Put in pie plate and fill with BEANS.
  8. Bake in hot oven for 25 minutes.
  9. Remove beans
  10. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.
  11. Just before serving put in berries and pour juice over.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Easy to make and perfectly delicious!

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