For 1 tart, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 33 min. 1 hour 52 min. 2 hours 25 min. Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Reheats very well..
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Stage 1 -
, rinse and slice medium thick (about 1/4 inch or 4-5 cm). A
is ideal for this.
Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).
Stage 2 -
Spread the shallot slices on a
(or more than one) in a single layer. Coat them with oil using a
, then salt lightly and pepper.
Turn the slices over and do the same on the other side.
Stage 3 -
Put in the oven to "confit" for about 1 hour.
Turn the oven up to 430°F (220°C).
Stage 4 -
Pour 200 ml
into a small saucepan on medium heat and bring to the boil.
Stage 5 -
Add 100 g Époisses, cut into pieces, and stir until melted in. Do not add any salt, as the cheese should be salty enough, but pepper generously. Then
check the seasoning
Stage 6 -
Lay 4 slices cured ham out flat on a baking sheet...
Stage 7 -
...and grill lightly in the oven for just 3 or 4 minutes.
Stage 8 -
Stage 9 -
Lay the ham slices evenly across the bottom.
Stage 10 -
Pour the cream and Époisses mixture over.
Stage 11 -
Finish with a layer of shallot confit.
Stage 12 -
Bake low in the overn (better for the puff pastry) for about 40 minutes. Do watch that the pastry does not brown too much.
You can use onions instead of shallots in this recipe, but do remember that onions have quite a sweet flavour when prepared as a confit.
If you don't have puff pastry, use
instead, though the effect will be less refined.
You can also use a different cheese instead of Époisses, but try to opt for one with a similar soft past, such as Roblochon.
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Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
Shallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, Crunchy verrines, Cretan-style salmon , Sautéed chicken with leeks, Cream sauce with Vin Jaune, ... All Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable rosette tart, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Ham "friand" pie, Yvetot Douillons, Millefeuille, ... All Liquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondue , Langoustine gratin, Beurre blanc sauce, Spring veal sauté , Creamy risotto with vegetables , ... All Époisses: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy cheese parcels, Melting Epoisses on toast , ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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