Monday, January 31, 2011

Tarts, Oh Tarts!

Tarts, you are one of my favourite melting moments ...

I look forward to each Chinese New Year where I can put these sweet melting pineapple tarts into my mouth and savouring them slowly.....before they land into the hot furnace of my stomach... sounds gross??? heheheee...

Well, yesterday I landed myself in my friend's house to watch her prepare her once-a-year "Tarts".... not just there to see but to help out, of course *wink* .. more or less...Help!! Eat!! Help EAT!! .... so it is more or less justified... hahaha....

ok now the preparation....

a closer look at the pastry on cute paper cups...

see the round yellowish thing on top??
yours truly here did that!!
(I washed my hands before I did them, OK?)

aren't they cute..... hmmm.....

the baker.. the pineapple tart-er..

into the oven.... 20 minutes..
so she said....

OK, my work was done..
I went home to watch badminton then...
I wonder how many tarts I have earned....
She asked me to go collect today...
I paiseh... cos
I have eaten a lot yesterday!! lol....

28 comments:

  1. Oh man... my hubby fav.. hihihi... so generous of pineapple jem there... nyum!!

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  2. wow, the tarts look yummy. bet they smell great too :) Kong Hee Fatt Choy to you and your family :)

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  3. Pineapple tarts can be quite a chore to make. Esp when it comes to cooking the pineapple. But the delicious cookies is worth the effort isn't? :)

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  4. lol. labor and eat at the same time is totally justified. :p
    happy new year, claire, to you and your clan!

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  5. Claire, Happy New Year! Your friend piped the dough into the cases, then place the jam on top? Very clever and save a lot of time using the cutter.

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  6. cath: yes, i gave generously..hahaha...


    barb: yes, they are her signature tarts.. she sells them each year..


    meiteng: she does it once a year for cny..


    tuti: phew.. so it is justified..! thanks!


    ann: yes, hers is the soft type.. it melts in the mouth..

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  7. Another variety of pineapple tart with the filling on top. Looked good.

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  8. Pineapple tarter! LoL! That sounds.. so weird! :P

    I love pineapple tarts! I can never get enough of them!

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  9. Oh my goodness Reanaclaire, my mouth is watering as I read this post. Oh the tarts look so yummy.

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  10. Your tarts are very very delicious, but again your Datur Lee Chong Wei lose again last night.

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  11. Oh..that is my favo biscuits...
    Looks yummy..

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  12. These are so cute! And I bet they are delicious!! Did you return and eat more?

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  13. mingna: they r good..


    wenn: me too...


    merryn: wierd or not..wallop la!! :p


    cheryl: anything sweet, i m in too!


    yan: just by few points.. now the chances is 60/40...


    ken: what is that sign?


    mery: yes, they are my favorites too..


    ginny: yes, surely i will go .. but then got to pay this time.. hahaha..

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  14. Looks very professional. I love pinappe tarts, my sil is Nyonya, her sil makes them, and she always orders a jar for me when I was in Singapore.

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  15. What a big ball of pineapple jam! LOL!! My missus bought the rolled ones...

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  16. Hey! Can see you in the mirror. Who's the one making the tarts? Your family member or you towkay neo, got helper at home. LOL!!!

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  17. I no eat tarts, dont know why lah, may be sweet stuff i shun..

    hey claire san nin fai lok ya

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  18. Oops...it was your friend. Missed that the first time... Hehehehe!

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  19. ann: yes, there are different ways of making it.. some like it sweet, while many does not..


    tekkaus: those are pineapple tarts! :)


    stp: yes, i saw your rolled ones.. i have that at home too but not as nice.. that lady is my cell leader la..hahaha..she is the boss, i helper only... yeah, i saw myself in the mirror too..hahaa...

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  20. Nice cookiee! can i try?

    Happy Chinese New year 2011 to you and your lovely family.

    Wish you prosperous, healthy, delightful & happy rabbit year!

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  21. the base looks unique, unlike the flat ones i'm used to.

    blessed new year to you & your family!

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  22. wowowowowowhoaaaa...those lovely little blooming pineapple tarts...I start to drool now...

    How do they look after the 'oven-bathing' dear?

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  23. I have just enjoyed your entire first page. WOW! Beautiful families, lots of talent, yummy FOOD! Thanks for having me.

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