This month I was lucky enough to travel along the Danube River from Nuremberg to Budapest on the AMADolce, which was fabulous! I even got to bake with the pastry chef, Mitch!
I knew I would be rushed to make the challenge when I returned home from the trip, so I baked it before I left. but figured I would have plenty of time to write it up when I got back....but life gets in the way and I find myself scrambling on the 27th...the deadline!!!! yikes!!!!!.
I baked the crust as the challenge was written and made the filling with almonds, cream cheese and pears. It worked out very well and thank you so much Simona of briciole for hosting this month!
The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well.
Here is the recipe for my filling, based on an Epicurious recipe.