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Mango Tart with Lime

Mango is the perfect fruit but it rarely crosses my mind to enjoy it any other way than with my bare hands over the kitchen sink. I do like a good mango lassi on occasions but there are so many other possibilities from compote and chutneys to more savory preparations. Today I used them in […]


Peach-Cardamon Pie

For the flaky pastry dough: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 8 ounces cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1/4 cup vegetable shortening (no trans-fat), cut into small pieces 6 tablespoons cold water For the peach filling: 8 ripe peaches peeled, pitted and sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/2 cup […]