One of my favorite fruit combinations!
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Serves 8

For the Crust:
4 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 3/4 cups unsalted cold butter, in cubes
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 large egg
1/2 cup iced water

For the Filling:
5 nectarines, pitted and sliced
1/2 cup blueberries
2 tablespoons plain flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk
  1. Combine flour, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Add butter and use your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Mix vinegar, egg and water in a bowl and mix into the flour with your hands just until combined.
  4. Press the dough gently together, wrap in plastic and chill for at least 1 hour.
  5. Take it out and roll it flat.
  6. Fill a 9 inch pie plate with it.
  7. Cut of excess dough.
  8. Cut out small circles with a cookie cutter to go around the edge of the pie.
  9. Place the nectarines and blueberries in a bowl and toss with flour.
  10. Place it in the pie shell. Pour over the lemon juice and sprinkle with sugar.
  11. Line the edge of the pie with the small dough circles.
  12. Beat egg and milk and brush the dough with it.
  13. Bake at 450F for about 40 minutes, or until golden.
  14. Cool and serve.


One of my favorite fruit combinations!
Photography by Colin Cooke

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