Glazed Pear Tart

 
Glazed Pear Tart

August 27th 2013By joyofkosher

This pear tart is an example of European-style pastry at its best. The filling is a rich and seductive almond paste known as Frangipane. Its name comes from the Italian expression frangere il pane, meaning "break the bread". The pears in this tart beautifully soak up the sweet syrup.