Tarte aux prunes

August 19, 2017

September 2016 from Cathy B.  Charantes area. 400° oven

  • Puff pastry
  • French prunes ~ 1 lb : Reines Claude, Mirabelles (green-yellow), others
  • wash and halve prunes, toss with some sugar, lay on pastry pie shell (shape as you wish)
  • Bake at 400┬░, 25 min.

Serve with Brut Cidre (5% alc) chilled

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Salad Biard Nice

February 5, 2012

from Biard’s in Nice 2001. Very refereshing on hot summer day.

Cut vegetables into triangle shape bites.

  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber (cut in quarters, lengthwise, then into bite size triangle pieces)
  • 1 red pepper
  • bunch cooked white asparagus
  • 1 finely chopped medium red onion
  • some leaves of chopped fresh mint
  • artificial crab meat or tuna

Simple Dressing

  • 3 TB oil
  • 1 1/2 TB lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar