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Cheese and Asparagus Tartlets

A tartlet is like a tart but smaller. Tartlets are a good example of teatime finger food, and they are simple to prepare. This video shows you how to make tartlets for your afternoon tea party. The caramelised onion chutney, goat’s cheese and asparagus makes a beautiful topping for the puff pastry bases.

Buying readymade puff pastry sheets is simpler than making your own, and these will still look and taste homemade no matter whether you make or buy the pastry. Make them full-size if you want to make 4 or cut each one in half if you prefer to make 8 smaller ones.

You can vary the ingredients if you wish, perhaps using another type of chutney or marmalade, swapping the goat’s cheese for mozzarella or using mushrooms instead of the asparagus. Perhaps you would like to use different ingredients and make half the tarts with the ingredients in the recipe and the other half with your own choices. The shiny golden finish is optional but painting the tartlets with beaten egg or milk before baking means you will get a beautiful result. Continue reading

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hi, my name is Christine and I would like to welcome you to TeaTime Recipes. Tea has always been a favourite of mine and I adore the tradition of serving this wonderful beverage with all kinds of little snacks both sweet and savoury. Read More