Euskal Pastelas

Basque Cherry Pies

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Preparation info

  • 6

    Serves
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

IT WAS LATE ON A RAINY SUNDAY MORNING AND SAN SEBASTIÁN’S BEST-DRESSED WERE WANDERING THE STREETS OF THE OLD QUARTER. PASTELERIA OTAEGUI WAS A DESTINATION FOR MANY. THE FRONT WINDOW OF THIS ELEGANT PASTRY SHOP WAS FILLED WITH ORDERED ROWS OF CAKES, TARTS AND LITTLE PIES. THERE WERE LITTLE FRUIT CAKES COOKED IN CYLINDERS AND WRAPPED IN PRINTED BAKING PAPER, SO EASILY FINISHED IN A FEW BITES; THERE WERE DELICIOUS TARTS WITH PASTRY THAT WAS SHORT ON THE CRUST, BUT WET AND FLAKY NEAR THE FILLIN