Thursday, May 13, 2010

Pineapple & Persimmon Galette

The weather was quite freaky these few days! Bright and sunny in one minute, then comes the rain for a few minutes.... bright again..... follow by thunder.... bommm...zz....zz.... the sky became dark for the whole evening, NO RAIN! I think our mother nature is having a flu? Remember the tornado strikes Yazo City (US) a couple of days ago? Scary, isn't it? I wonder are there any of our blogger friends were involved! Hopefully none! May God bless you all!

I'm going to have something light today. A little tropical touch!

Ingredients for Pastry Crust :

2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tspn sugar
1 tspn salt
226gm butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup ice water

Method :

- combine flour, sugar & salt, then rub in butter untll well combined.
- slowly stir in ice water untill the dough just holds together.
- wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for an hour.

Fillings :

2 large persimmons, sliced
1 canned pineapple (I used fresh fruit)
1/2 cup sugar
1 tspn lemon juice
1-1/2 tbsp flour
1/2 tpsn salt

Method :

- combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.


- place chilled dough between 2 plastic sheets and then roll flat, roughly about 10x14" to fit into a 9x10" tray or any other size tray as desire.
- arrange all the sliced fruits onto dough and then fold the edges.
- bake at 200'c for about 30-40 mins or untill brown.
- you may also brush the outer crust with egg glaze (optional).

What else after that! Serve the pastry while it's still warm. Remember, the sugar & salt in the filling is adjustable. Enjoy!

Pineapple & Persimmon Galette on Foodista


Von said...

Hi Kristy =] Thanks for visiting my blog too!

We had weather like that last week...I think. I just remember being freexing cold one moment and the next, having to take off my billion layers of clothing =]

I love persimmons- but I've never used them in baking! But it sounds delicious, especially paired with pineapple =]

Angie's Recipes said...

This looks very yummy with fresh fruit...and I would possibly just use persimmons as I am a huge fan of it.

Belinda @zomppa said...

How pretty! I've never used persimmons either - never would have thought to pair them. Always learn so much from you.

penny aka jeroxie said...

I have not had persimmons for awhile. The ones here... they are not the same.

My Little Space said...

Von : Hi there, welcome to my humble little space. Hope to hear from you more often.

Angie : The cooked persimmons tasted awesome!

Belinda : I love them both...they tasted really good after cooked!

Penny : I prefer the Korean one!

Thanks for stopping by, ladies! Hope you had a great time!

Cheers, Kristy

Lyndsey said...

That a combination I wouldn't have thught of, i bet it goes well together. I like how your crust looks rustic! I would love a piece right long as it's still warm...:)

We've had beautiful weather, actually a little dry...hoping for rain, but no tornadoes!

Stay warm and dry, cheers!

petite nyonya said...

Hi Kristy, the weather is the same up here in KL! Ah, this galette looks good with the combination of both fruits which I like. I've never made galette before...must try one day. So many things to try lah. Sometimes not much time to even cook dinner. LOL! Been a bit busy these few weeks.

Chow and Chatter said...

oh wow this looks wonderful great fruits, hope you weather settles down, thanks for the kind comment on the header Diana from a Little bit of Spain in Iowa did it

Heavenly Housewife said...

Beautifully done. Now that the weather is getting nice, something like this would be perfect (but I don't actually care, I'd eat that gallette in the snow LOL).
*kisses* HH

smallkucing said...

I love persimon..looks delicious

Jeannie said...

Love all those pastries that you've made. This is no acception..2 of my favourite fruits too! Been raining every evening just when it's time to head home! Like the highways are not jammed enough without the rain to add to the chaos!

the lacquer spoon said...

I rarely saw persimon used for puds, but your cake looks excellent! Hope the weather will be settled soon :)

Mary said...

What a lovely dessert. I'm trying to imagine how the pineapple and persimmon taste together. I wager this is wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Kumi said...

Yum!! I LOVE persimmons but never thought of using then in a recipe like this!! I'll have to keep this recipe in mind for this fall...

My Little Space said...

Lynd : I think I should have slice the persimmons a little thinner. Taste even better!

Joslyn : Poor thing! So, eating out again lol!

REbecca : Oh I see! She did a good job then.

HH : haha... you're so funny! I'll do the same though. hehehe... Nothing can get into our way, right!

SKucing : Thanks alot!

Jeannie : Thank you! Eventhough it's raining yet the weather still stays hot, right!

TLSpoon : Thank you! How about your weather there?

Thanks everyone for visiting. Hope you all have a fabulous day! Enjoy.

Blessings, Kristy

Jannett said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog...this looks like a delicious dish... love the blog...

alison said...

what a amazing ideea to use persimmons for gallete,looks so goood!

Brownieville Girl said...

I love your blog - great food and a new fruit - I have never even heard of persimmons before!!

wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... said...

That is definately more than 2 persimmons.

It's an expensive gallete!!
BTW, have you read my email?

Cheah said...

I've never tried baking with persimmons, looks good.

Barbara said...

Fascinating combo of fruit, Kristy! I've baked with persimmons but never combined them with another fruit. I love the look of this was especially pretty even before you baked it! A little ice cream on top, perhaps?

elra said...

Oh wow, what an exotic galette!!!

Drick said...

wow, lovely ... we only get persimmons in the autumn and they grow here locally... this sounds really good

Bridgett said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such kind comments. I am so glad it led me here! I became a follower so I can keep up with your posts.
This galette is amazing both with the flavors and colors. Very unique idea with the persimmons. I love this.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Splendid looking Galette! Very tempting. I love Persimmon!Nice combo for the filling!

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

A lovely combi indeed for ur wonderfully wonderful Galettes!!
Loving it good!!

MaryMoh said...

Looks very deliicious with all those sweet juices from the persimmon and pineapple. I'm sure this lovely dessert will help you forget about the erratic weather outside. I need this to forget about the cold :D

Barbara Bakes said...

I haven't ever had persimmons and I've never made a gallete. I should give it a try. It sounds delicious.

krissy @ said...

what a great pastry! i adore persimmons, but my husband doesn't like it, so he won't grow it for me in our garden! bummer! but if i get a hold of some persimmons, i'm definitely going to bake something great with it.

3 hungry tummies said...

I love persimmon! This must be so delicious!

agrigirl said...

Goodness gracious, I've fallen in love. What amazing photos and this dish... I have to admit that I've never even thought of cooking a persimmon. Can't wait to try this.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

wor,this look so great, can I have a piece please..

My Little Space said...

Mary : Then you have to try one!

Kumi : Hope you'll enjoy this!

Jannett : You're welcome! Hope to hear from you more often.

Alison : Thanks alot!

BGirl : Welcome to my blog and thanks for your nice comment. Hope to hear from you more often!

Wendy : I only used two persimmons! You can get quite alot just from two!

Thanks everyone! Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Cheers, Kristy

My Little Space said...

Cheah : It's my first time baking with persimmons! The fruit is rather sweet after cooked.

Barbara : Glad you like it too! Thanks!

Elra : Thanks, kakak!

Drick : Thank you!

Bridgett : Welcome to my humble little space. Hope to hear from you more often.

CLassi(e) : Yes, indeed! I love it too.

Mia : Thanks alot, daaaahling!

MaryMoh : Actually, it's extremely hot over here even after raining!

Barbara : Hi there, welcome to my blog. Hope to hear from you more often.

Krissy : I like fresh & cooked persimmons and even dried one! Taste like apple!

3HTummies : Yes, it is!

Agrigirl : Hi there, nice to see you! Glad that you like it too! Enjoy!

Sonia : Of coz, you can! You know that you're always welcome!

Thanks so much for stopping by everyone! Hope you guys will have a wonderful weekend.

Cheers, Kristy

Tasty Eats At Home said...

Oh that looks so pretty! I love persimmons.

Melissa Peterman said...

Great photography- absolutely mouthwatering dish! Thanks for sharing.

Claudia said...

What a sweet fruity delectable. I never think to use persimmons. I feel so boring. Your pastry is just scrumptious. Weather can be very scary - and something we cannot tame!

comfycook said...

Such interesting ingredients. You are talented.

Alice Law said...

Interesting... it really gave me a tropical taste! Just wonder how does it really taste?

Have a nice day!

Peanutts said...

have been on the look out for a recipe using persimmon by the way how do know you pick the best persimmon?

My Little Space said...

Alta : Howdy! Nice to see you around. Hope to hear from you more often.

Melissa : Thank & welcome to my humble little space. Hope to hear from you more often.

Claudia : Hope you'll feeling much better after taking this lovely dessert!

Chaya : Thanks alot and nice to see you around. Hope to hear from you more often, dear!

Alice : Sweet & tasty, I'll have to say!

Peanutts : I love the Korean persimmons! I like it crunchy. Some of them quite soft! Soft one more suitable for puree. They all yummy! So, no worries!

Thanks everyone for visiting and hope you all have a fabulous weekend! Enjoy & have lots of fun!

Best regards,

divya said...

wow, completely a new recipe n interesting too...def gonna give a try. First time here. glad to follow u. Do drop in at my blog sometime.

My Little Space said...

Hi Divya, welcome to my humble little space and hope to hear from you more often.
Regards, Kristy

Sam said...

Geeeeezzzzz! Amazing .. I'm just too impressed by now..

Anna said...

Wow, the galette looks sooooooo good, I never used persimmons. I should totally try that one.

Trix said...

Your galette is beautiful! Much prettier than mine, I think. I love the fluted edges you made.

Grapefruit said...

thanks for visiting my blog.
your galette looks beautiful. I especially love the fluted edges as well.
I'm supposed to make one for a baking challenge next month and now I know I might try it with pineapple. thanks for sharing@!

My Little Space said...

Anna & Trix : Thanks alot, ladies!

Grapefruit : Thanks! & welcome to my little space. Hope to hear from you more often.

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful day!

Cheers, Kristy

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