I used Herta pastry crust for my pies this Thanksgiving. I stock up on Herta pastry every time I get to Paris. It is delicious, easy to use and very cheap(around a Euro) and is sold in everywhere even small groceries.
Cornmeal (Cornbread) Madeline’s
6 tablespoons softened unsalted butter
½ cup sugar
1 large egg, beaten lightly
1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons cornmeal
1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ tablespoon finely chopped garlic
1 tablespoon za’atar (if you can’t find za’atar add 1 TBS finely chopped rosemary
1 cup buttermilk
1. Preheat oven to 350*F
2. Spray two Madeline tins with non-stick veg spray
3. In a bowl with an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat until combined.
4. In another bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, garlic and za’atar .
· za’atar is an Israeli/ Lebanese mix or thyme, marjoram, oregano, sesame seeds, salt and spices. It’s sold in Middle Eastern shops
5. Alternatively add the dry ingredients and buttermilk to the butter mixture, scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl occasionally.
6. Fill the Madeline molds halfway with the batter.
7. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden. Let cool for 5 minutes and invert onto racks. Continue making Madeline's using up the batter. Makes 48