All posts tagged: Tart

Vegan MoFo: Savory Summer Squash Tart with Thyme and Rosemary

The Vegan MoFo gods have prompted: “OMG, Barack Obama is coming over because he knows you make awesome vegan food! What are you going to make?” Well, he is the president, after all. So I figured I should try to make something somewhat fancy. I didn’t think my usual bowls of random grains and beans would do. I wanted something composed. But also seasonal, and preferably local, because hello, Michelle’s totally coming, too. Enter: tart. In my opinion, tarts are elegant, but not too elaborate. Something you could easily prepare for dinner, but still requires a bit of know how. I started out preparing the tart shell, which is a mixture of whole-grain spelt flour, oat flour, vegan butter and olive oil. The mixture is meticulously pressed into a tart pan (this is where a bit of skill comes in), and then parbaked. I then got to work on the filling. I originally wanted to use brown lentils as the base, as they lend a meatiness and earthiness. However, I was out. That’s when moong …