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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 puff pastry
  • Strawberries
  • For the custard:
    - 3 Egg yolks
    - 3 cups milk
  • - 1/2 cup sugar
  • - 1/2 powdered sugar
    - 1 vanilla bean
  • For the whipped cream:
    -3 cups cold heavy whipping cream
    -1 vanilla bean
    -1/2 cup powdered sugar

METHOD

  1. Roll out the puff pastry and cut out rectangles (2 per cake).
  2. Bake for 10 minutes at 340° F.
  3. For the custard: simmer milk on low heat and add the vanilla bean. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and powdered sugar. Incorporate the egg mixture into the milk, and let simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.
  4. For the whipped cream: combine the heavy cream and vanilla bean in a bowl mix. Add the powdered sugar, and whip until firm.
  5. Combine the custard and whipped cream to make whipped custard cream. 
  6. Refrigerate the whipped custard cream for one hour.
  7. Lay out the pastry rectangles, and use a piping bag to pipe out small peaks of whipped custard cream in rows. Alternate with rows of strawberries. 
  8. Layer and repeat. Dust with powdered sugar.
  9. Enjoy! 

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Here is a lighter version of the traditional italian pasta salad

  • 1 pound whole wheat short pasta
  • such as fusili
  • bowtie or penne
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes
  • halved
  • 1 cup pearl-sized fresh mozzarella
  • drained
  • 1/4 pound salami
  • ( I use turkey salami) sliced about as wide as the pasta you are using
  • 1/2 red onion
  • thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves
  • julienned
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (use the lower amount if you prefer a more tart dressing)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3.7/5 (23 Votes)

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Antipasto Pasta Salad. Discover our recipe

  • •1 Pound Dry Gemelli Pasta
  • •2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • •1 Medium Yellow Onion
  • cut in ½” dice
  • •1 Large Clove Garlic
  • minced
  • •1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • cut in ½” dice
  • •1 Red Bell Pepper
  • cut in ½” dice
  • • ½ Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • • 1 Teaspoon Herbes de Provence
  • • 1 (14 Ounce) Jar or Can Artichoke Hearts
  • not marinated
  • cut in quarters
  • • 4 Ounces Kalamata Olives
  • pitted and cut in half
  • • ½ Cup Mayonnaise
  • • Kosher Salt
3.5/5 (13 Votes)

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Cook pasta according to package directions

  • 7 oz corkscrew macaroni or one 7 oz package tortellini
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed Swiss or provolone cheese (6 oz)
  • 6 oz sliced salami cut into strips
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets thinly sliced
  • 1 small zucchini thinly sliced (about a cup)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green and/or red sweet pepper
  • 1 small onion thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted olives
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup snipped parsley
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons crushed dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes cut into wedges
2.9/5 (17 Votes)

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