Ember Day Tart (recipe)

From Cunnan
Jump to: navigation, search

Submitted by Baron Hrolf Herjolfssen, O.P.

Ingredients

  • 225 g onion (8 oz), skinned and halved
  • 10 leaves of French sage (or 1/2 teaspoon dry)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 225 g (8 oz) cream cheese
  • 50 g (2 oz) butter
  • 25 g (1 oz) sugar
  • 25 g (1 oz) raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 pieces of ginger (per taste)
  • 225 g (8 oz) shortcrust pastry (or 1 sheet of pre-rolled)

Method

  1. Parboil the onion, sage and parsley in 1 litre (1 1/2 pints) of water (takes 2 to 5 minutes).
  2. Drain well and chop finely.
  3. Mix together with non-pastry ingredients.
  4. Line a pie dish with the pastry.
  5. Bake in a pre-- 40 minutes.

This only makes one tart that will give a medium portion to about 10 people. It is adapted from a 15th Century recipe by a "Cooking with Onions" book.