In Germany "Flammkuchen"
Tarte Flambée is a tasty meal with many variations to try. It is composed of bread dough rolled out very thinly in the shape of a rectangle or oval, which is covered with fromage blanc or crème fraîche, thinly sliced onions, and lardons.
Tarte Flambée (Flammkuchen in German) is a specialty of Alsace and the Baden-Württemberg and Rheinland-Pfalz regions on the German-French border.
It is one of the most famous specialties of the region.
Variations of Tarte Flambée or Flammkuchen
There are many variations of the original recipe, in terms of the garniture. The standard variations are:
- Gratinée: with added Gruyère cheese
- Forestière: with added mushrooms
- Munster: with added Munster cheese
- Sweet: dessert version with apples and cinnamon, or blueberries, and flambéed with Calvados or another sweet liqueur.