Peach and Blueberry Crostatas

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant

The Barbuto Cookbook

By Jonathan Waxman

Published 2020

  • About

A crostata is a sweet tart in the Italian baking canon. At Barbuto we like the presentation to be more rustic than that of a formal fruit tart. Crostatas are probably the most important pastry that we serve. We might sell more budino and tiramisus, but crostatas are the mainstay. We follow the seasons. Among the most popular crostatas are apple, peaches, plum, pear, apricot, and strawberry. I’m a huge fan of bush berries; in particular, I really love raspberries, blackberries, blueberries,