Tag Archives: Tart

Bastille Day Celebration 2015

Sunday was M. Parret’s turn to host a celebration of his country’s national holiday, Bastille Day.  He wanted to have little French flags for his table like the American flags I had for July 4th but he searched all over town and … Continue reading

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Fig Tarte Tatin

Included in the  items on my shopping list for France were Amora mustard, Veuve Clicquot and butter.  EU or not, Dijon style mustard and Veuve Clicquot are a lot more expensive in Germany; 43 Euros for the Veuve as compared … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin aux Mirabelles

I’m not a comfortable dessert maker.  I think I lack both confidence and interest.  However, there is that Emile Henry tarte tatin ensemble to make use of and Jade is always happy to see a dessert. I don’t like making … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin Abricots

Of course when I bought the apricots, I over bought again :(   However, not to worry, I had several packages of puff pastry in the freezer and decided to make a dessert.  Tarte Tatin. I took out the big, … Continue reading

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Romanesco Tarte with Bacon

I just discovered the romanesco broccoli about 3 or 4 years ago while walking through the open market; so exotic and so tasty!   When we saw them back in the market a couple of days ago, Jade and I … Continue reading

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Tarte aux Mirabelles with Almonds

Mirabelles are small French plums with a tart sweet taste.   They are a beautiful little fruit, even when abused by the rains like the ones below. Wanting to do something with this fruit, I searched my French cookbooks and … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Piperade Tart

Today, 14th of July, is France’s national day and is the equivalent of our 4th of July. They celebrate with picnics, parades and fireworks.   I understand that some of the French are also trying to barbecue on that day ;) Piperade … Continue reading

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