Le Tarte aux Noix

Walnut tart

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By Jeanne Strang

Published 1991

  • About

The most frequent use of walnuts in cooking in the traditional repertoire of the South-West is without doubt in the field of patisserie. Walnut tarts may be bought from local pastry-makers, but many farmer’s wives and even restaurateurs pride themselves on the ones they themselves make. Here is our attempt to copy the delicious tart made by Madame Sylvestre in the tiny village of Bouzic just south of the Dordogne.