These tarts have all you want: they’re sweet, salty, flaky, and fruity. Every bite is a wonder.

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Makes 12

1 large sheet of puff pastry

pinch of all purpose flour

2 cups blue cheese, crumbled

8 fresh figs, quartered

olive oil



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry in some flour.
  3. Use a cookie cutter or a glass to cut out round tarts.
  4. Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  5. Top each with some blue cheese, figs, a little olive oil, and some pepper.
  6. Bake until golden. This will take about 15 minutes.
  7. S erve hot or cold with some drizzled honey on top.


Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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