This month, one of the recipes chosen from Baking Chez Moi for Tuesdays with Dorie was a composed dessert of grapefruit curd, macerated strawberries and buttery cookies.
mentions assembling the components in a bowl or a glass but I just
piled everything on top of the cookies with an added swirl of lemon cream (cream whipped with lemon juice and zest) so they looked like tiny tarts. I made the curd with two-thirds less butter and half the sugar so it was quite zingy. Combined with the fresh, juicy strawberries, the topping was bright and sunny and its lively flavour was complemented by the rich cookie. Everyone loved
Double-butter, double-baked petit beurre cookies provided the base of these 2-bite tartlets and was the other recipe chosen for this month. They
were crumbly, buttery, shortbread-like cookies that were made with an
method: cookie dough was first baked as a crumble, then combined with more
butter to form a dough to make rolled cut-out cookies and
Fans of shortbread loved them and their richness complemented the tart toppings
Visit here to see what the others made for this week's Tuesdays with Dorie.