Wild Leek and Mushroom Torte

Tourte de Poireaux de Vignes et Champignons

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Cooking of South West France

By Paula Wolfert

Published 1987

  • About

This rustic pie, perfect for a light supper or a light luncheon entree, comes from the French town of Poudenas, a lovely village set amid the rolling hills of Lot-et-Garonne. Poudenas, with its pink houses, eleventh-century château up on a hill, and wonderful food tradition, is a town you can fall in love with.

In the Southwest of France, wild leeks are called baragnes; they are foraged in vineyards in the month of May. Since the garlicky flavor of these is best preserved wit