Fig and Ham Tart

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Plagiarist in the Kitchen

By Jonathan Meades

Published 2017

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  • 8 figs
  • 4 slices raw ham
  • sheet of pure butter puff pastry
  • fresh goat cheese


Heat oven. Mix honey – there is no substitute for the peculiar asperity of chestnut – with cheese to make a supple paste. Spread this on the pastry leaving a 3cm border. Cut the ham into 2cm squares and distribute evenly on the honey/cheese.

Halve the figs and place them skin-side down on the tart. Give them a sprinkling of piment d’Espelette. Brush them and the pastry border with melte