120g sugar crust pastry
For the brûlée
1 litre double cream
25g pistachio paste
16 egg yolks
For the biscuits
150g soft flour
Zest of 4 oranges
For the orange sauce
200ml orange juice
50ml Grand Marnier
20 pistachio nuts
Line 4 x 4 individual tartlet tins with sweet pastry and bake blind.
Boil the cream sugar and pistachio paste. Remove from heat and gradually add to yolks. Return to the heat and cook gently until thick. Don't boil. Pour into the tartlets and leave to set. (This will take three or four hours at least.)
To make the orange biscuits mix flour butter sugar and zest together. Roll out to 10mm thickness. Cut out 80mm rounds and remove the centre with a 30mm cutter.
Remove a small wedge from each ring.
Put the cookies on to a baking sheet. Bake the cookies in the oven at 200íC until golden brown. Cool the cookies and link them together in pairs.
To make the orange sauce boil the sugar and orange juice together until thickened and add the Grand Marnier. Cool before serving.
To prepare the pistachios heat the caramel until boiling pick up a pistachio with a pair of tweezers dip it in the caramel take it out and hold it over the pan until a long strand falls from the pistachio and sets. Set aside.
To serve place the brûlée on the plate stand cookies alongside. Garnish with five pistachio strands and circle brûlée with sauce.