Apple jam crostata
up to 65 min.
Golden Delicious
Serves 6-8


  • 00 flour, 300 g;
  • Butter, 150 g;
  • 1 egg;
  • 1 egg yolk;
  • Caster sugar, 180 g;
  • Baking powder, 1 teaspoon;
  • Orange or lemon zest, to taste.


  • 4 Marlene® Golden Delicious apples;
  • Butter, 30 g;
  • Caster sugar, 80 g;
  • Honey, to taste;
  • Smooth mustard, to taste;
  • Orange zest, to taste.


Missing some ingredients?
You can substitute the orange zest with lemon zest.

Chef in Camicia
Nicolò Zambello, Andrea Navone and Luca Palomba have all been friends since the first year of primary school. After taking different studies, they decided to found “Chef in Camicia” back in 2015. At the basis of this joint alliance is a love of food and a desire to present the world of food with a comprehensive approach.
A few simple steps and a few simple ingredients for a unique sweet that will have you licking your lips. You will soon be savouring this classic crostata at breakfast and break time thanks to the recipe of Chef Carlo who, in addition to the shortcrust pastry, will show you how to prepare a quick and delicious apple jam to make this tart absolutely irresistible. This sweet is a guaranteed winner and will help you kick off even the most challenging of days on the right note so what are you sdwaiting for?
For the shortcrust pastry:
Put the flour and butter in a bowl and rub together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the eggs, baking powder, sugar and zest and finish mixing, then cover the dough and leave to rest in the fridge for 1 hour.

For the jam:
Wash and cut the apples into cubes then melt the butter in a pan and cook the apples.
Add a couple of pieces of orange peel to the apples together with the sugar and leave to cook down.
If necessary, add water every now and then.
When the apples are well cooked, leave to cool and add honey and mustard according to taste.
Set aside until needed.

To finish:
Roll out the shortcrust pastry to a thickness of 1.5 - 2 cm then transfer the dough to a round oven dish.
Prick holes in the pastry with a fork.
Add the apple jam and decorate with strips of the leftover pastry.
Bake in a conventional oven for about 25-30 minutes at 180 °C.
Remove from the oven and serve.