Recipe Suggestion: Brocciu, Pear and Almond Tart – a winning trio

 

Brocciu, pear and almond tart                                            

Ingredients:                                                                                               

Pastry:                                                                                     
– 250g flour
– 150g almond powder
– 1 packet of baking powder
– 100g sugar
– 5cl olive oil
– 1 egg
– 2cl milk

For the filling:
– 5 pears
– 1/2 lemon juice
– 3cl eau de vie
– 20g sugar

For the cream:
– 300g brocciu
– 100g honey
– 2 eggs
– 1 grated lemon peel
– 150g flaked almonds

Method:

Mix flour, sugar and almond powder. In the centre, add olive oil and egg, and leave aside for around 20m.
Prepare the pears. Peel, rub with lemon and cut into quarters – sprinkle with the eau de vie and sugar.
Now, for the cream. Mix the brocciu, honey, eggs and lemon peel, then blend in the flaked almonds.
Line the tart tin with the pastry. Fill with the prepared mix, and place the pears regularly – cook for 30-40m in a hot oven.

 

Source: Défi cucina corsa

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