Poached Pear and Brown Butter Tart
Chef John Besh says he is crazy about winter fruit and loves using it in this brown butter-custard tart. He sometimes swaps the pears for apples or even quince. Chef Holiday Recipes Made Easy More Pies and Tarts
The recipe can be prepared through Step 2 and stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days. The finished pear tart can be stored in an airtight container overnight at room temperature.
Pear flavors are common in white grape varieties from France's Rhône valley, particularly Roussanne, which makes it a natural complement to Besh's decadent pear and brown butter tart.