tarte tatin



  • feminine
    (written as tarte Tatin)
    An upside down apple pie made from sliced dessert apples fried in a baking dish with butter and flavourings, possibly with sugar so as to caramelize, covered with pastry, baked in the oven and turned out on a serving dish with the apple slices uppermost, hopefully with an attractive appearance


  • noun an apple tart, cooked upside down, made of sliced apples cooked in butter with the pastry on top, then reversed in the serving dish