My children love fruit. All fruit. Or so I thought. This week I bought some delicious looking kiwis expecting them to be devoured, just like every other piece of fruit that enters our home. But to my surprise, both children point blank refused to trythem. So faced with four kiwis and two fickle children, I...Read More
Contrary to popular belief, almonds –not peanuts – are the most popular nut in world. Almonds are also extremely good for you. They are a rich source of calcium, magnesium, fiber, and most of the vitamins, as well as being the biggest barriers against cardiovascular disease and diabetes. I like to use that fact to justify eating more than one piece of this tart in one sitting. In this almond paste tart, plums and almonds work together in harmony, bringing sweetness and tartness in every bite. Partially prebaking the tart crust allows the tart to stay soft when being served, while the crust itself will be golden brown and baked to perfection.