Fig Tart Using Mascarpone Cheese

Did you know that fresh figs contain the trace mineral manganese which is vital for the functioning of healthy bones? I did not take that into consideration when making my fig tart. But it does give me a great excuse to make this again.

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Just over 5 years ago I did an elimination diet. I had such severe eczema that my arms looked as if I had been burnt. Once I knew that my supplements were not causing the issue I started taking them again. And since then, the list has just grown. A month ago I decided to go on a tablet detox. Everything that I was taking was put on hold while my system cleared. The first thing I added back was the tissue salts. I know they do not work for everyone, but they certainly work for me. I take two different triple strength ones every morning. One is Arthro Synergy for joint mobility and endurance. It is a combination of Calcarea Fluorata, Ferrum Phosphoricum, Kalium Sulphuricum, Natrum Phosphoricum and Silicea. I started taking these two years ago when I was diagnosed with arthritis in my spine.

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At that stage I could barely sit for an hour without my lower back hurting. And knowing we were going to be flying overseas I needed to do something about it. A month after taking the tissue salts my lower back pain was completely gone. Last year I went for a bone density scan and learnt I was osteopenic. This is hereditary and due to my kidney stones I cannot take calcium supplements. I am taking Osteo Synergy for skeletonic resilience and growth. This combination contains Calcarea Fluorata, Calcarea Phosphoricum, Magnesia Phosphorica and Silicea. There is a little bit of an overlap but there is no such thing as too much. I add Kalium Sulphuricum to my list most evenings, and during summer when I suffer from cramps I take Magnesia Phosphorica. For winter I take extra Silicea if needed to prevent chilblains. Do you take tissue salts?

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Fig Tart

Use figs when in season to make this Dalmation tart
Recipe Category: Baking, Dessert

Ingredients

For the pastry

  • 150 g raw walnuts
  • 150 g raw almonds
  • 30 g fructose
  • 25 g coconut flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

For the tart

  • 500 g mascarpone cheese
  • 120 g honey
  • 300 g figs, cut in half

Method

For the pastry

  • Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  • Place the nuts and fructose into a blender and blitz until you have a fine flour like texture
  • Tip into a mixing bowl and add the coconut flour and salt
  • Mix and then add the egg
  • Stir to combine and when the egg is fully incorporated tip into a greased pie tin
  • Use the back of a spoon to press the pastry into the tin and up the sides
  • Then use your fingers to get the pastry into the ridges of the pie tin
  • Place a sheet of baking paper over the pastry and top up with baking beans
  • Place into the oven and blind bake for 10 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and reduce the temperature to 160° Celsius
  • Remove the baking beans and baking paper and place back into the oven
  • Bake for 5 minutes then remove from the oven

For the tart

  • While the pastry is baking, place the mascarpone and honey into a saucepan
  • Place onto the stove over a low temperature and leave to soften
  • Once the pastry has finished baking, stir the mascarpone mix to combine
  • Carefully pour into the pastry shell and place the figs into the mascarpone, cut side up
  • Place back into the oven and bake for 50 minutes
  • Remove and leave to cool before placing into the fridge to set
  • Once set, remove from the tin and slice
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12 thoughts on “Fig Tart Using Mascarpone Cheese

  1. Very good information. I had no idea, Tandy. Glad you are better. I have a love/hate relationship with figs. I like them fresh but can hardly get them. I used to have a fig tree, but killed it. 🙁 Your tart looks delicious!

    1. I love fresh figs and buy them during season. We had trees growing up but I think the birds got more than us 🙂

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