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This week's recipe: Peach & Mascarpone Tart

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Peach & Mascarpone Tart

Ingredients:

Crust

3.5 ounces gingersnap cookies
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Filling
4 ounces mascarpone cheese
3 ounces cream cheese,
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
Topping
1-2 ripe peaches, cut into thin slices
This recipe makes two 4-inch tarts. You can double the recipe to make a 9-inch tart.

Directions

For crust:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Finely grind gingersnaps in food processor. Add butter and blend until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press mixture over bottom and up sides of the tart pans with removable bottom. Bake crust until colour darkens, pressing sides with back of spoon if beginning to slide, about 8 minutes. Cool completely.
For filling:
Beat first 7 ingredients in medium bowl until smooth. Beat in crystallized ginger. Spread filling in prepared crust. Cover loosely and refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.
For topping:
Top with sliced peaches. Serve, or refrigerate up to 6 hours.

What's Fresh at Kitsilano - July 23

What’s Fresh

Peaches from Klippers Organic Acres

Cherries | Lettuce | Beets | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Raspberries | Mushrooms | Apricots | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Zucchini | Carrots | Cheese | Blackberries

Check out our In Season at the Markets  blog to read about stone fruit and summer abundance!

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Don’t Miss

Evo 

Evo Car Share will be at the market this week! Come and get 30 minutes and free membership, spin a prize wheel with swag and free minutes, and a draw box for more free minutes and swag!


Peach Kuchen Recipe

Despite having no German heritage, this recipe was a part of my childhood. It is incredibly easy and lets the peaches really take the stage.

You’ll need:

  • 1⅓ c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ c. cold stick margarine
  • 1 can peach halves (substitute for fresh peaches!)
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 c. plain lowfat yogurt
  • 1 large egg

This specific recipe and all of the directions are from Woman’s Day, check them out!


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – Saturdays June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.


What's Fresh at the West End- July 22

There is no better way to start the weekend then filling your fridge with fresh local food from the West End Market!  This weekend we will have organic cherries from Golden West Farms, kombucha from The Royals Kombucha Brew House, and as always delicious cookies and squares from Cookies by John.


In Season:

Blueberries | Peaches | Cherries | Salad Greens | Summer Squash | Chard | Green Peas | Radishes | Potatoes | Eggs | Cheese| Seafood | Honey | Sunflowers…Check out the full IN SEASON LIST HERE!

Make sure to also read the latest In Season blog post that features stone fruit!  Peaches, cherries, plums, and apricots are all starting to make an appearance at the markets this month.  There’s even a delicious recipe for a peach and mascarpone tart!


Bike to Shop Days

This weekend is Bike to Shop Days and we will be congratulating all cyclists at the West End market!  Make sure to stop by the info tent with your bike helmet and you can enter your name into a draw to win a gift basket of market goodies.  Have a look at all the cycling routes and protected bike lanes from the City of Vancouver to plan you’re route to the market.  We’re just a few blocks up from your bike trip along the seawall!


 Summer Market Schedules

Trout Lake – opened May 6, 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park

Kitsilano – opened May 7, 10am-2pm – 10th Ave. & Larch St.

Mt Pleasant – opened May 28, 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph

Main St Station – opened May 31, 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain

Downtown – opened June 1, 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

Riley Park – opened June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s West End Market vendors HERE.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our MARKETS PAGE.

Looking to get involved? Consider volunteering at the market! It’s a great way to get involved and help develop a more sustainable food system. We invite you to sign up via our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM and start volunteering this season!


What's Fresh Mt Pleasant Market-July23rd

 

In Season: beans, beets, blackberriesblueberries, broccolini, bok choi, cabbage, carrotscauliflower, chard, cherrieschives, collards, currents, eggplant, garlic, heirloom tomatoes, greenhouse cucumbers, greenhouse peppers, kale,  leeks, lettuce, mini cukesmini peppers, mushrooms, onions, peachespeas, potatoes, radishes, raspberriessalad mixspinach, strawberries, turnips, wild mushrooms, zucchini

Peaches, apricots and cherries are popping up at the market Hurray! This week Rai Produce has a varieties of cherries, peaches and apricots. Yum!

CHECK OUT OUR IN SEASON AT THE MARKETS BLOG FOR A FULL MARKET FRESH GUIDE.


Have you checked out Lakehouse Foods yet? They specialize in naturally-leavened breads with an emphasis on sprouted and freshly milled whole grains to create the most digestible and delicious treats!

Be sure to stop by on Sunday and say high to Garrett and Tamiae! Get there early before their bread disappears:)


Summer Market Schedules

Trout Lake – opened May 6, 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park

Kitsilano – opened May 7, 10am-2pm – 10th Ave. & Larch St.

Mt Pleasant – opened May 28, 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph

Main St Station – opened May 31, 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain

Downtown – opened June 1, 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

Riley Park – opened June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

 

 


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