Richard Bertinet’s Tarte Tatin


I’m sure everyone knows the story of how this tart is supposed to have been created accidentally by les demoiselles Tatin, the Tatin sisters, but in case you haven’t … One of the sisters is said to have been softening apples in butter and sugar for an apple tart, then realized that she had left them in too long so they had caramelized and were sticking to the pan. She tried to rescue the situation by putting the pastry over the top, popping the pan into the oven, then turning the whole thing over to serve it. The guests at the hotel where the sisters worked apparently loved it. Whether the story is true or not, the tart has become one of the most famous desserts. [read more] ~ The Guardian


20 best French recipes series by Raymond Blanc, Pierre Koffmann, Richard Bertinet, Fanny Zanotti; Thursday 2 March 2017; above photo by Jean Cazals via The Guardian UK

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