Crostata di Formaggio e Frutta

Mascarpone and Fruit Tart

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2001

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The theme of a fruit tart with a custardy cheese topping is a popular one. In Rome, the cheese filling is poured over a layer of sour cherry jam (visciole) or brandied cherries. (Of course, pitted fresh Bing cherries macerated in a bit of Kirsch would be wonderful, too.) In her excellent Regional Foods of Southern Italy, Marlena de Blasi gives a Roman variation in which the cheese custard is scented with cinnamon and orange marmalade and is spread atop