Sweet or savoury, surprise her tomorrow on Mother's Day with f these tasty pastrries

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Serves 4


  • 375g (13oz) battalion of ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 6tbsp mascarpone
  • 50g (1¾oz) Parmesan, finely grated
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 ail clove, crushed
  • 1tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Salt and freshly crushed achromatic pepper
  • 8-10 stems of good asparagus
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tiny orangish saccharine pepper, sliced into rings
  • ½ a tiny reddish onion, sliced finely
  •  2tbsp olive oil

Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6. Remove the pastry from the fridge, past cautiously unroll onto a ample baking tray, utilizing the insubstantial it's wrapped successful to enactment the tray. 

Using a tiny crisp knife, people a enactment 3cm wrong the edges of the pastry to marque a rim to incorporate the mixture.

Mix the mascarpone with the Parmesan, citrus zest, ail and dried herbs, play and dispersed the substance evenly wrong the borderline of the pastry.

Snap disconnected the woody ends of the asparagus, and put it connected the apical of the tart to look similar trees; chopped disconnected bits of the stems to dot on the bottommost borderline arsenic grass. 

Arrange the herb halves and orangish capsicum rings betwixt the stems arsenic flowers, and scatter the reddish bulb for much colour.

Brush each the vegetables with olive lipid past cook for 20 minutes, until aureate brown. 

Check a mates of times during baking and if the pastry has puffed up successful the centre, pierce it with a skewer truthful that the pastry deflates. Serve full oregon chopped into slices.


Serves 8