Recipe 20: Pesto, tomato and goats cheese tart

June 3, 2010 at 9:36 pm | Posted in baking | Leave a comment
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The more observant will notice that I have leaped from recipe 12 to 20…  but the kitchen rebuild stole my cooking mojo and I haven’t been able to face writing up what has gone before. But I promise I will because there are some gems in the backlog.

While the kitchen isn’t entirely finished or brilliantly clean (this week’s dust is brought to you by the wall tiles) I thought could just about do an assembly job for a new recipe and try out the new oven as well in honour of Caroline coming for supper. So I immediately thought of a pesto and goats cheese tart from the Vicar’s Wife’s cookbook – it’s a gloriously sunny day in London and so that is the kind of food that works on a sunny day!

Making it: Obviously I bought some ready-made ready rolled puff pastry, not just because the kitchen is a work in progress – I think puff pastry is not a skill I need in life. I smeared pesto (out of a jar) on the base and topped it with red onion, halved cherry tomatoes and some goats cheese. The tart was then whacked in the oven for about 30 minutes. Continue Reading Recipe 20: Pesto, tomato and goats cheese tart…


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