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Best-Ever Tomato Tart

This is a taste experience that blends pizza and quiche into a savory tart that's utterly fantastic.

BUTTER PASTRY:
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup ice water
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TOMATO BASIL TOPPING:
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 large garlic cloves, peeled
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
Salt, pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
2 1/2 pounds medium-size tomatoes, sliced
1/2 pound medium cheddar cheese, grated
1/4 pound fontina cheese, grated
4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated

Mango-Cardamom Sweet Brown Rice Pudding

This recipe uses sweet brown rice, a short grain rice, as the base for a rich pudding.This recipe uses sweet brown rice, a short grain rice, as the base for a rich pudding.y

3/4 cup sweet brown rice
1 ripe banana
1 cup frozen mango (thawed), plus more for garnish
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups unsweetened, plain almond milk

Elegant Cheesecake

This a decadent, dense cheesecake that can adapt to any occasion.

FILLING:
5 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
5 whole eggs
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup lemon juice (or lime juice, or flavored liqueurs)
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CRUST:
12 ounces chocolate Oreo cookies or chocolate wafers
1 egg white (reserve the egg yolk for the filling)
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TOPPING:
Sliced fruit and berries, optional, to garnish
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South Indian Coconut Rice Pudding

Did you know that India's Jews come from four distinct groups and can trace their roots there back to ancient times? As in all Jewish communities around the world, Indian Jews translated their culinary tastes and the laws of kashrut to embrace the foods of the region.

PUDDING:
1/3 cup Basmati rice
1/2 cup full fat milk
1 cup coconut milk
1/3 cup jaggery or unrefined brown sugar
5 cardamom pods; seeds only - pounded to a fine powder
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TOPPING:
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon cashew nuts
1 tablespoon pistachios
1 tablespoon raisins
Pinch of saffron

Apple and Honey Ice Cream

Try a tasty new twist on apples and honey this Rosh HaShanah!
APPLE PURÉE:
2 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled, and chopped
1/3 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
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ICE CREAM BASE:
1 cup milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons honey
3 large egg yolks
1 1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon vanilla