But every now and then, I allow myself a small digression from the "eating plan" and make something sweet. I make dessert, even in the middle of this crazy Italian summer (See what I did there? I called it an eating plan, I didn't use the D-word).
Plus, taking advantage of the season's amazing fruit, I convince myself that these desserts don't even constitute a danger for said
These particular tartlets combine the aromatic, succulent pinkish flesh of the Saturn peach, with the spiced kick of ginger contained in the base, and the cold, creamy middle. I use ricotta, but you could use mascarpone, gelato, cream cheese, Greek yogurt or – if you're feeling particularly sinful – gorgonzola. Or even burrata.
Yes, I said burrata, stop salivating.
There's no need to turn on the oven to enjoy these Saturn peach tartlets. Just start with a great cookie to begin with, and assemble your way up. I'm using Pepparkakor biscuits, known outside of Sweden as ginger snaps, or ginger thins.
Quantity of units is up to you. I put out all the ingredients and eat as I build, while binge-watching my favorite Netflix series.
Ingredients, in liberal amounts
Ricotta cheese (or gelato, mascarpone, cream cheese, Greek yogurt, gorgonzola or burrata)
Saturn peaches, rinsed and sliced
Slather your dairy cream of choice on cookie. Top with sliced peaches. Devour.