Adding enough thickening agent to a jam is a quick way of making the delicious sweets that we call in France ‘pâtes de fruits’. Probably not a recipe for complete beginners, but still not very difficult.
Got there in the end. Instead of making a fully home-made tart I went to buy an uncooked pastry at the local supermarket, for this recipe to appeal to busy households. Quince glazing optional, can be replaced with something else.
We have just passed the middle of the September/October harvesting season and there are many trees loaded with fruit around. The pictures below were taken on 1st October from a single spot in Southfields tube station.Continue reading →