French Cooking: Tarte aux Poireaux

Recipe for French Leek Tart

Here is a delicious recipe for a French Leek tart, ‘Tarte aux Poireaux’, adapted to the UK by using mature cheddar cheese. You can of course use Gruyère!
The ingredients required are:
100g shortcrust pastry (if you are making it yourself add 1tspn French mustard)
1kg leeks
50g watercress
7 eggs
100g serrano or other good quality ham
200g grated mature cheddar cheese.
28cm tart tin
Strong tip: Make the pastry base as thin as possible.

Follow the method on this video – which includes English translations and …

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Youtube Channel:  A GREEN MOUSE


If you making a sweet tart appeals, how about:
Tarte aux fraises – French strawberry tart!


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