Strawberry and cherry galette

Preparation time
1-2 hours

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 8–10

Dietary
Vegetarian

By Matt Tebbutt

For the filling

  • 300g/10½oz strawberries, hulled, some quartered and some left whole
  • 500g/1lb 2oz cherries, half pitted, half left whole
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeds removed and pod retained
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 tsp cornflour
  • freshly ground black pepper

For the pastry

  • 200g/7oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 50g/1¾oz granulated brown sugar
  • 1 lemon, fine zest only
  • 125g/4½oz butter, diced
  • 4 tbsp iced water
  • 1 free-range egg yolk, beaten
  • 100g/3½oz ground almonds

For the cream

  • 150g/5½oz cream cheese
  • 50g/1¾oz mascarpone
  • ½ vanilla pod, seeds removed
  • 50g/1¾oz icing sugar
  • 50g/1¾oz double cream

For the sauce

  • 200g/7oz fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 200g/7oz fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 tbsp kirsch
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