A melange of sweet pears and sour cherries fills our rustic, rectangular pastry. Hints of
black pepper and five-spice powder balance the flavors and provide an exotic note.
High-quality store-bought puff pastry is the key to making this pie's preparation fast and easy.
This contemporary take on beef Wellington reimagines pastry-wrapped tenderloin as a tart, showcasing flavors both comforting and complex. Crisp, buttery puff pastry forms the foundation; foie gras enriches the sauce.
The lady apple, which resembles a scaled-down version of a McIntosh or Cortland, was valued during the Colonial era as a decorative element of wreaths, garlands, and Christmas trees. But the tart, sweet flavor also makes the lady apple an ideal ingredient in this recipe for individual caramelized upside-down tarte Tatins.