Summer Plum Tarte

I always remember advice from my mother concerning food lingering in the fridge. She told me that before it dies forgotten on a shelf, gather it up to put to use, whether old fruit or scraps of dough. Recently I noticed some plums that were softening. So I proceeded...

Tomato Wähe

While organizing some edibles for a late wine and snack summer social I was limited in prep time. I gathered up summer tomatoes, made a spelt dough inspired by my sister. This tarte being savory combined cheese, onions and mustard to tie into a quasi Provençal...

A Holiday Tarte Aux Pommes

It's been years since I first learned to make a real French apple tarte. That's how we capped our Christmas Eve. I made my first one in 1987. Much time has passed since my first attempt, but each year it brings new delight.   

Flan Parisien

When I first started to bake professionally, classic tarts were one of my favorites. Here is a favorite; flan Parisien. It's something that you'd find at your local boulangerie. It's no frou-frou mousse. Rather it's a rich milk and egg filling that is...