Asparagus Tarts

March 5th, 2010

I love Donna Hay’s books but I'm probably not doing her justice by starting with such a simple recipe as this, Asparagus Tarts from her book Modern Classics Book 1. Her books are full of fantastic dishes, all perfectly explained and beautifully photographed and I would encourage anyone to add her books to their collection.

A couple of the ingredients I like to always have around are some frozen puff pastry and a nice big chunk of Parmigiano-Reggiano (by the way, remember there are plenty of great ways to utilize leftover Parmigiano-Reggiano rinds in things like stocks, soups, and simmering them with fresh tomatoes for a pasta sauce. So don’t throw them away). When Po bought some fresh asparagus from the Hollywood Farmers Market these lovely little tarts popped into my mind. There really isn't much too them so try it out if you're looking for a quick and tasty snack.

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