4 ounces Shortcrust Pastry, recipe follows
2 ounces dark chocolate, melted
4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1 tablespoon double cream
1/2 ounce caster (superfine) sugar
Fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, sliced peaches, etc.)
Apricot jam or red currant jelly, melted and sieved, to glaze
115g/4 ounces plain (all-purpose) flour
25g/1 ounce butter
25g/1 ounce lard
1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
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