Blueberry Peach Tart

Actually this blueberry peach tart is easier than pie – literally! I even used a pizza pan to bake it in since the fruit is spread out more and consequently the bottom of the crust stays crisper. The buckwheat crust lends a pleasantly nutty flavour and the juicy peaches and blueberries pair together perfectly. Other than less gluten in the crust the filling too uses practically no sugar – only a touch of maple syrup to bring out the natural sweetness of the fruit. Perfect with a dollop of whipped cream on top. Continue reading

Apple Quince Deep Dish Pie

This apple quince deep dish pie is actually easier than pie! With only the crust on top you avoid that disappointing soggy lower crust that is almost inevitable. Half the filling is provided by the quince which seems like a cross between an apple and a pear. The quince fruit shouldn’t be eaten raw and is used only in cooking and baking and has an interesting tangy flavor which makes this pie special. Continue reading