Become the queen (or king) of quick go-to desserts with these creamy Cheesecake Galettes topped with juicy strawberries and even juicier Blush sweet delight tomatoes. Plus get the FREE Tomato Recipe eBook.
Yup, that’s right. Tomatoes in a dessert. Technically they are a fruit so their beautiful full flavour lends itself well to balance out the creaminess of the cheesecake filling. It is so easy to whip up, you don’t even need to wash the processor when switching from pastry to filling. Totally my kind of dessert.
Up until recently I was of the view that the best tomatoes are grown in the summer – I know traditionally they are in Europe and I can never get enough of the ‘meaty’ flesh, the aroma that permeates the kitchen when one is sliced open and he flavour that simply pops. However, I have recently discovered that greenhouse-grown tomatoes such as the range of Blush varieties is available all year round and it’s actually a good thing.
Surprisingly, it’s even better for the environment because greenhouse tomato production uses anywhere up to 90% less water than traditional methods and many of the greenhouses use solar panels to produce their own energy (even selling excess back to the grid!). Now that’s something I can totally get behind.
I must confess, I loved the challenge of creating a dessert recipe using the fruit normally used in a savoury salad. The tarts keep well in the fridge, once cooled, for 2-3 days and can be placed in
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