Chef’s Nectar,”Black Grapes Tarts”


Black Grapes Tart

Ingredients for the black grapes tarts

4 cups California seedless grapes
3 tbsp each sugar and cornstarch
1/2 tsp each ground cardamom and ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1 ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust dough(Make individual mini tarts or use the pie crust)
1/4 cup each chopped walnuts and packed brown sugar
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp milk

Method of making

  • Combine grapes, sugar, cornstarch, spices and salt; mix well.
  • Place dough on baking sheet.
  • Mound grape mixture in center of pastry, leaving a 3-inch border.
  • Lift edges of dough up and over edge of grapes, leaving grapes showing in the center; fold edges of pastry to contain grapes.
  • Combine walnuts, brown sugar and butter; mix well.
  • Sprinkle over grapes. Brush pastry with milk. Bake at 375 F for 30 to 35 minutes or until pastry browns and the filling bubbles. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

Please Note

In the above recipe i have taken individual tart shells and stuffed with grapes and walnuts, its up to you how you want to do the decoration, or want to present the recipe.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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