Torta di Granturco e Frutta

Italian Cornmeal Tart with Fruit

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

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This homespun tart is made with pears or dried figs in the winter and peaches or fresh figs in the summer. We usually accompany it with an ice cream that accents the flavor of the fruit. Vanilla, of course, is always right, but cinnamon, almond, hazelnut, or lemon works well too. A zabaglione ice cream might be the perfect garnish or simply a brandy-flavored whipped cream.

One of the greatest attributes of this tart, second only to its wonderful flavor, is its rustic appearance. The