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Butternut Squash Galette

In by Katherine, Foodie Fridays on November 13 at 10:53 pm

Nadia and I went to Berkeley Bowl with her roommates today and purchased the fresh ingredients for this butternut squash galette.

Butternut Squash Galette with leeks and goat cheese on sage crust

The recipe originally appeared in Gourmet Magazine and was adapted from a dish at Venus Restaurant right on Shattuck.

Nadia is one of the best college chefs I know. Her specialty is baked goods, but as a vegetarian, she also makes very tasty entrees that incorporate the flavors of the season. Now bust out your monocles, because we decided to hold Foodie Friday’s first Highly Pretentious Interview:

KM: Nadia, what is a galette?
NK: Well. A galette is a traditional French pastry that can be either sweet or savory, which typically consists of a flaky pate brisee, or butter crust.
KM: What kind of galette did we make this evening?
NK: As it is autumn and butternut squashes are in season, we made a butternut squash galette complimented by the flavors of goat cheese, and leeks. We embellished the traditional galette crust with the fresh flavor of sage.
KM: Why sage?

Read more after the jump.

Butternut with sage crust, leeks, and goat cheese

 

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