- 700 g all-purpose flour + extra for rolling
- 250 g butter in pieces, ice cold
- 40 g granulated sugar
- juice and zest from 2 oranges
For the filling
- 600 g (1 jar) mincemeat
- 1 egg yolk, diluted with 2 tablespoons water
- icing sugar
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.
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It comes from Great Britain. It is a Christmas dessert whose ingredients made their appearance in the 13th century. But, can a dessert be related to…mince? A lot, since the particular dessert initially had minced meat among its ingredients! Now, the word “mincemeat” refers to the filling (maybe due to its look or texture) which contains only dried fruits and spices like e.g. cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
If you do not want to make individual tarts, roll out your dough and transfer it into a buttered and floured 23 cm tart pan.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by