Mirlitons de Rouen

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
The Cooking of Normandy

By Jane Grigson

Published 1987

  • About

Mirliton is a nonsense word from the refrain of old songs; it suggests a cheerful twirling of skirts and light feet and suits these little tarts well.


  • 250 g (8 oz) puff pastry
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 50


Preheat the oven. Roll out the pastry and line twelve greased tartlet tins. Put them into the refrigerator to chill for half an hour at least.

Beat together the yolks and nearly all the sugar, keeping 1