Tarte Flambée

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Tarte Flambée Alsace Reviews

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Tarte Flambée - A Bite of Alsatian Cuisine Aug 26, 2011
Tarte flambée is a very special dish served in Alsace which you shouldn’t miss out on when visiting this region of France.

The traditional tarte flambée is a thin bread dough with fromage frais or crème fraîche, onions and lardoons on top baked in the flames. But there are modified variations you can choose from too: tarte flambée with added gruère cheese or munster cheese, a tarte with mushrooms instead of lardons, or the sweet tarte with sliced apples and cinnamon flambéed with Calvados for dessert.

The Alsatians love their crispy, hot tarte flambée made in a stone baking oven. And I also recommend this local delicacy. I like the idea of this tasty, easy to vary recipe. And there is nothing better than trying all the different tartes in a cosy, rustic Alsatian restaurant where they serve this speciality freshly baked.

You can order a tarte flambée in many places (but sometimes only at certain days) for about 5.00 to 7.00€ each.

For me, savouring a tarte flambée is a culinary delight combined with a touch of Alsatian originality and sociability!
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Apples and cinnamon flambéed with…
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dahling says:
Jetzt habe ich schon wieder Hunger ... und nirgends gibt es Speck ...
Posted on: Sep 14, 2011
Vanessa_Mun_Yee says:
OMG! Tarte Flambee is my only favorite foon in France!!! I miss that so much!
Posted on: Sep 14, 2011
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