In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar and salt. With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Add the ice water, 1 Tbsp at a time, tossing the mixture with a fork or your fingers until it
Let the dough rest at room temperature for 15 minutes. roll it out to 1/4-inch thickness and fit it into a 9-inch pie plate. roll and crimp the top edges of the crust decoratively between your forefinger and thumb, and prick the bottom of the crust all ov
When the crust has chilled, bake it in a preheated 350°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until it's golden brown and cooked through. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
In a medium bowl, softened cream cheese gradually into the sugar and vanilla, beating all the while until the mixture is very smooth. Whip the cream to stiff peaks and fold it gently into the cheese mixture, just until it's fully incorporated. Spoon the f
Arrange the fruit in concentric circles over the top of the tart. (Starting from the outside of the crust, we laid the kiwi slices down in two circles, then filled the center with some of the strawberry slices and finally tucked the rest of them, pointed
Melt the jelly and water in a small saucepan over low heat, cool slightly, then brush it over the entire surface of the tart. Chill for several hours before serving. We actually refrigerated it overnight, and the next day the crust was amazingly crisp!