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Stage 1 -
Make lime crème pâtissière (confectioner's custard) as for 300 g
Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)
, but with these special proportions: 30 g
and 30 g
, and infuse milk with finely chopped zest of 1
Then, when cream is cooked, beat into it juice of 1
, and if desired 3 drops food colouring (green).
Leave to cool covered to prevent skin forming, or whip during cooling from time to time.
Set aside your lime crème pâtissière.
Stage 2 -
Stage 3 -
Peel 5 Pears, cut in four, discard core and sprinkle with juice of 1
Stage 4 -
Melt 30 g
in a frying pan, then tip in pear quarters (and lemon juice).
Stage 5 -
On high heat, cook until they begin to brown.
Note: Clarified butter is preferable, to avoid the little black bits visible in this photograph, due to overheating ordinary butter. Set pears aside.
Stage 6 -
Stage 7 -
Lighten the cream by folding 2 large spoonfuls of meringue into cold lime crème pâtissière,.
Stage 8 -
Continue gently, by tilting the pan, until you have a light cream.
Stage 9 -
Put a layer of this cream in the cooked pastry case.
Stage 10 -
Arrange pears quarters on cream.
Stage 11 -
Spread the rest of Italian meringue on top of the tart.
You can use a
as in the photograph, or a
and then draw patterns with a fork on the surface.
For best results, meringue should cover the whole surface of the tart.
Stage 13 -
To finish, brown the meringue gently with a blow lamp, or by putting under the grill for just a few
It's ready, refrigerate until serving.
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Source Home made, this recipe is warmly dedicated to Christel. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
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