Vijay
Last Updated: 10th March 2013

vegA fusion of fantastic fruits and pastry

Munnar Terrace Greens introduces a ‘Signature’ dish

Pie Neopolitana - Life of Pi Recipe from Munnar Terrace Greens

Marvelous Munnar has captured world’s attention due to Ang Lee’s fantastic, Oscar winning film – ‘The Life of Pi’. Beautiful tea gardens, enchanting mountains, scenic nature and the true essence of Munnar were captured in the movie.

Drawing inspiration from ‘The Life of Pie’ and ‘Land of Pi’, Sterling Holidays, Munnar – Terrace Greens introduces a Signature dish: Pie Neapolitana – The Pie of Life.

Pie Neopolitana, is a classical fruit pie which features fruits and berries.  Here is our special dish prepared with the goodness of straw berries, kiwis and litchis.

Recipe:

Ingredients

Quantity

Short crust pastry 250 gm
Straw berries 50 gm
Kiwi fruits 50 gm
Litchis 50 gm
Wild tomato pulp 20 gm
Sponge crumb 100 gm
Sugar 75 gm
Vanilla essence Few drops

Method

  • Roll and shape the short crust pasty into a ‘pie’ ring.
  •  Wash and slice all the fruits. Keep them aside.
  •  Mix sponge, sugar, fruits and essence separately.
  •  Apply egg wash and arrange the fruit mixture alternatively.
  •  Cover the top portion of the pie with remaining crust pastry.
  •  Apply egg wash to top of the pie and bake at 190 degree centigrade.
  •  Allow the pie to become cool and cut into wedges and decorate.

Note: You can also make use of different types of fruits and berries, depending on availability and the topography.

Nutrient Value

Amount Per Serving

Serving – 1

Calories 2,108.9
Total Fat 92.0 g
Saturated Fat 31.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Cholesterol 1.0 mg
Sodium 1,769.8 mg
Potassium 526.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate 287.5 g
Dietary Fiber 15.8 g
Sugars 97.7 g
Protein 33.6 g

 

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Vijay
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