Blood-Orange Cream and Meringue Tarts With Strawberries

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Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

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Blood oranges have a very short season as they drop their fruit in one go, usually around the end of August, so have to be dealt with quickly. Sweeter and less acidic than the more usual oranges, they are not to be missed, so freeze the juice and think of a million ways of using it.

The idea for this dessert comes from the well-known lemon meringue pie, while its presentation was inspired by a lemon tart I saw in New York at City Bakery, a wonderful pâtisserie and bread shop near Un