Institution of Mont Saint-Michel, Auberge de la Mère Poulard amazes us with its family recipes.
Here is the delicious recipe for the pie des demoiselles tatin, mother Poulard style.
Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 40 minutes
Ingredients for 4 to 6 people:
- 8 beautiful apples (Boskoop, Reine des reinettes, Royal Gala or Idared) previously peeled
- 100g butter
- 150g of sugar
- 15 cl of Calvados
- 400g of shortcrust pastry
- 20 cl of double cream
Mother Poulard's Tarte Tatin Recipe
> In a non-stick pan, melt the butter, add the sugar and lightly caramelize.
> Remove from the heat and add the apples cut into quarters.
> Reheat and caramelize the apples. Flambé them in calvados, then place them in a non-stick mold.
> Cover with the cooking caramel and place on top of the shortcrust pastry spread out in a circle of the same size.
Bake for 30 minutes at 180 °, thermostat 6.
> Take out of the oven and let cool a little, but the tart should remain lukewarm.
> Unmold onto a serving dish.
Serve this tart with a sauce boat of crème fraiche, each one can baste their tart with cream.
About mother Poulard
It was in 1888 that Annette Poulard created her inn at Mont Saint Michel. Very quickly recognized, the immense talents of Annette Poulard and the some 700 recipes she created earned her the honorary title of "Mother", which distinguishes her exceptional qualities as a cook and her decisive contribution to the renown of French gastronomy. Child of Mont Saint-Michel, Éric Vannier, Chairman of the La Mère Poulard Group, has been developing a hotel and restaurant group for 30 years, of which the Auberge de La Mère Poulard is the flagship. Famous around the world for its famous soufflé omelet, La Mère Poulard is still an institution of French gastronomy today thanks to its varied, inventive and light cuisine that combines tradition, simplicity and modernity. If the wood-fired omelet made La Mère Poulard the world famous, its delicious cookies have also contributed to its fame. In 2015, the restaurant La Mère Poulard remains one of the most famous restaurants in France and in the world as well as for the 4 million French and foreign visitors who visit Mont Saint Michel each year.