I must admit that it has beens years since I attempted making shortcrust pastry. Well before my plant-based lifestyle in fact. I decided to create a pastry using wholemeal spelt flour and coconut oil and it turned out flakey and crispy just like I intended! The filling for this tart was a creamy chickpea base filled with wholesome organic English spinach leaves and topped with macadamia “feta” and sweet roasted beets.
I have been CRAVING a vegan and relatively healthy version of a citrus tart for awhile and when I was gratefully blessed with an abundance of homegrown limes (and lemons) from my husband’s parents recently I thought I would create a vegan version that does not involve a tonne of cashew nuts or coconut cream like many similar desserts include.