Apricot Pistachio Tarte Tartin Mirabeau Wine
DessertMirabeau WinesPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Twist on a Classic Recipe Apricot Pistachio Tarte Tartin

Recently, the team at Mirabeau Wine was joined by a Hamilton-based Canadian chef Jake Laderoute, for some fun culinary experiences in Cotignac. A tarte tatin is a classic French dessert, that one might shy away from making because it looks complicated. It’s not. Here, is what Jake and Jeany had to …

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Lemon Tart Tarte au Citron @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Lemon Tart for any Season (and Reason)

Lemon tart is Tarte au citron in French. Regardless, of language the blend of tangy and sweet is enough to turn even a non-dessert eater into a fan. This recipe comes from Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living a cookbook and reflection on the Mediterranean lifestyle with photos by François Millo.

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Tart of Provencal Pears and Chocolate
DessertGary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal Recipes

Easy Tart Provencal Pears and Chocolate

This is a really easy recipe for a scrummy chocolate tart and the addition of the pears offsets the richness of the dark chocolate. Better still, the whole dessert can be prepared the day before and kept in the fridge.

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Fig Tart Orange Flower Custard
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

When Life Gives You Figs – Make a Fig Tart with Orange Flower Custard

What is your go-to dinner party hostess gift? A bottle of wine of course is an easy option. Flowers are nice, but then the hostess needs to scramble to find a vase and arrange the bouquet, which might not be practical. This is what David shared in his post about …

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Tarte aux Prunes Prune Plum Tart
DessertMartine Bertin-PetersonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart Dessert for Fall

This recipe for Tarte aux Prunes – Prune Plum Tart is simple to make and will have your guests asking for second helpings.

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Pear and Honey Tart #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pears and Honey in One Sweet Tart Recipe

Light flaky butter short crust pastry teeming with sweet caramel honey flavoured pear cubes topped with ice cream or crème fraiche,

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Tarte a l'orange Orange tart @MirabeauWine
DessertMirabeau WinesPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Twist on Lemon Tart – Tarte à l’Orange

The classic Tarte au Citron works beautifully with oranges instead of lemons to give a lush and softer edge to this light desert. I try and pick good quality, non treated oranges and have decided to reduce the juice a bit to get a more pronounced flavour. I made the sweet pastry myself, but a good quality “pure butter” supermarket version will do the trick and is less prone to failure.

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Classic Tarte Tatin Recipe @MasdAugustine
DessertGary and Jane LangtonPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for a French Classic Tarte Tatin

This is a favourite dessert that is often the “Tarte du Jour” at Mas d’Augustine. It can be made with either apples or pears and is delicious served with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

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La tourte sucree aux blettes @SipTasteShare
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

A Sweet way to cook with Swiss Chard – La Tourte aux Blette Sucrée

Swiss chard may not be something you typically think of an an ingredient for baking, but the subtle flavour adds texture to this sweet snack. Dusted with sugar this square is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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