Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Flammekueche / Tart Flambee (Savory)

Posted by Niloufer Riyaz On 18:30 6 comments

For this month's International Food Challenge - it was French Alsace Lorraine Cuisine. out of the three given recipes I went for this easy breezy french pizza. The name actually attracted me and it tasted delicious. We loved it and with ultimate lemonade ( recipe in future) It made a hearty dinner. Thanks to Shobana Shekar and Saraswathi Tharagaram for choosing this cuisine.Sending them to International Food Challenge Now lets move on to the recipe.




You need:

Pastry:

Wheat Flour                  1 1/4 cups
All purpose flour            1/2 cup
Extra Virgin Olive oil       2 tbsp
Salt                                1tsp
Ice cold water



Sauce:

Corn kernels                  1/3 cup
Fresh Cream                  1/3 cup
Sour Cream                    1/2 cup
Ricotta Cheese               1/3 cup
Salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper                
Freshly ground nutmeg     a small pinch
White onion (large)          1 nos (sliced)
Gouda Cheese ( shredded) 1/2 - 3/4 cup



Preparation:

Pastry:

Put the flour, salt, oil in a mixing bowl. Add ice cold water little by little and make a stiff dough.
Grease them with oil and Cover them with wet tea towel and refrigerate for an hour.

Sauce:

Mix the fresh cream, sour cream, ricotta cheese with salt, pepper, nutmeg.

Saute the thinly sliced onions in little olive oil fro two minutes, set aside.



Tart:

Pre- heat oven to 250*C.
Roll out the dough to a thin oval/ rectangle tart, place on papered baking sheet and form a slight border by pinching the edges upward.
Spread the sauce evenly, sprinkle corn, onions, cheese and bake for 15- 20 minutes.

Slice them and serve.



6 comments:

looks like a meal in itself... good...

Very tempting savoury tarte flambee, love to have a slice.

Tart has come out very neat dear. Looks delicious.

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