Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 55

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

Beautifully smoky-sweet and delicate, Tarte à l’Oignon is perfect as a main course with a summer salad, or as an autumn starter.


For the pastry

  • 250 g flour
  • 175 g butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2


To make the pastry, put the flour in a bowl, add the butter, and rub together with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Using a round-bladed knife in a cutting motion, combine the egg yolks with the mix until a pastry ball forms. Turn out on a lightly floured surface and quickly knead until the pastry is even and smooth, then wrap and place in the fridge to chill for 30 minu