Sunday, October 23, 2016

Persimmons Lavender Galette Recipe


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Persimmons are in abundance and with a touch of organic culinary lavender they'll make a heavenly galette!  This is a very lovely autumn recipe, absolutely divine by itself, though lovelier with a shot of espresso, a glass of pinot noir or both.

Galette Dough Ingredients:  
      1.  1 1/2 cup spelt pastry flour
      2.  1 Tsp. organic culinary lavender flower  
      3.  2 Tbsp. sugar
      4.  1 Tbsp. orange rind
      5.  1/3 orange juice
      6.  5 Tbsps. cold sweet butter cut into 1/2-inch pieces (vegan version use Earth Balance butter) 

Galette Dough Instructions:  In a bowl mix spelt pastry flour, orange rind, lavender flowers and sugar. Add in the cold sweet butter and with your hands mix in the butter until it resemble a coarse meal texture.  Add orange juice to the mixture and mix lightly until moistened.  Gather up the dough and knead 2 or 3 times.  Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Galette Ingredients:
     1.  2 Tbsp. sugar
     2.  1 Tsp. organic lavender flowers 
     3.  3 medium fuyu persimmons, thinly sliced by mandoline
     4.  1 Tsp. orange rind
     5.  1 Tbsp. melted butter

Galette Instructions:
     1.   Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
     2.   Roll out the galette dough about 14 inches in diameter. Pic. 1 
     3.   Transfer the dough to a baking sheet.
     4.   Arrange sliced  persimmons on the though. Pic 2  
     5.   Fold the 1-inch border of the dough over the persimmons and pleating together. Pic 3
     6.   Sprinkle the galette with sugar, lavender flowers. Brush generously with the melted butter. Pic 3
     7.   Bake until the crust is nicely golden for about 35-45 minutes. Pic 4

     8.   Let the galette cool, garnish with the lavender petals, drizzle a tbs of honey and enjoy.

Happy Baking!

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