Rijstevlaai ~ tarte au riz

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large tart
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Dark Rye and Honey Cake: Festival baking from the heart of the Low Countries

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2023

  • About

Rijstevlaai, tarte au riz, blanke Doreye or tarte blanche in Wallonia, from Liége, is a vlaai filled with rice pudding. In Verviers in Wallonia the tart is preserved by the Seigneurie de la Vèrvî-riz.

There are first references to this tart in a cookbook from 1604: Lancelot de Casteau, master cook of three Prince-Bishops of Liège, published an ancestor of the rice tart in his Ouverture de Cuisine. While today the rice pie is always flavoured with v