This is Love for Three Oranges from P&PB; !!!!!!!
Many exclamation points because the tart is so good! Orange curd cloud cream is the bomb! It’s so tasty and delicious.
I used tangerine for the orange curd (inspired by Julie’s recent comments about the yummy-ness of tangerine), navel oranges for the orange slices, and orange juice to macerate the oranges.
- This tart is time consuming to prepare. Rose recommends to break it into 3 days. I made it in 2 - the 1st day I spent almost the whole afternoon in the kitchen.
- I made the mistake of overcooking the orange syrup - it turned into caramel that is sadly not preadable on top of the oranges.
- Love for Three Oranges is also a title of an opera. It’s a story about a prince who’s addicted to tragic poetry. The doctors told the King that the prince’s sickness can be cured with laughter, so then a mission began to find someone that can make the prince laugh successfully. Several people tried to make the prince laugh, one of them was a witch. The witch tripped over while trying, revealing her underclothes. The prince laugh. Pissed off, the witch cursed the prince with obsession for “love for three oranges.” So then the search began for the three oranges, which turned out to be real oranges that upon opening each one materialized into a princess. The full story is on wikipedia here.
I hope you guys enjoy the pics! It was really fun taking them (the tart was quite photogenic).