Cherry-Mascarpone Cheese Tart
"Dessert is food, not just cake," says Spencer Budros, pastry chef and co-owner of Pistachio, a terrific shop in Columbus, Ohio. Pistachio sells over 50 types of "food," including a cherry-mascarpone tart with a cornmeal-cookie crust. That number will grow when Pistachio opens a restaurant next year, complete with waiters and savory dishes.
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