Artichoke Tart with Manchego

artichoke tarte with manchego cheese

Spring has finally arrived! The weather is beautiful and everybody is spending time outside. Time for a spring tart.

I saw these beautiful purple baby artichokes on friday afternoon at a greengrocer in our neighbourhood. The people at the shop are so sweet. All the vegetables look so good and they are nicely arranged on box shelves. If you want to buy something they assist you pick the greens and put them in your produce bag. No self-service. Quite old fashioned like back in the mom-and-pop grocery store days but I find this very sweet.

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Spinach and Onion Galette

Spinach onion galette

I discovered a new kind of tart which is suitable for both a sweet fruit or a savoury vegetable filling: Galette. The filling is wrapped in a simple and delicious golden crust. We had fresh spinach in our vegetable box this week which I combined with onions for the filling.

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Spicy Pumpkin Quiche with Goat Cheese

Spicy pumpkin quiche

This weekend is all rainy. So I decided I want to try some new things in the kitchen. Pumpkin is kind of a new territory for me that needs to be discovered and the Hokkaido was waiting in the kitchen for more than a week now until this morning I decided to make a pumpkin Quiche. A spicy orange and yellow Quiche.

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