I think prunes might be one of those marmite foods where people either love them or hate them, remembering watery prunes and custard for school dinners. Well I love them, especially when allowed to soak in alcohol and become really succulent, like in this tart. I actually prefer prunes to plums, as sometimes, particularly when cooked, the plum skins make them taste rather bitter, whereas with prunes the flavour is concentrated into sweet loveliness. The combination of apples, prunes, a light fresh custard and crumbly pastry is a winning one. I could eat this all day, but I won’t obviously, or I won’t be able toRead More →
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