French Strawberry Tart | Tarte aux Fraises

[veuillez défiler vers le bas pour la version française] It’s finally summer and that means only one thing: strawberries, and lots of them! Strawberry tarts are the very essence of summer, and with their sweet pastry, soft crème pâtissière filling and oodles of strawberries piled on top what’s not to like? They’re embedded in memories of family holidays: munching them for breakfast in a pâtisserie in St Malo and as part of a picnic lunch in Narbonne. Besides my fear (which fortunately never materialised) of turning the crème pâtissière into vanilla-flavoured scrambled egg, it surprisingly turned out to be a rather simple recipe – and if for some unfortunate reason you don’t like/ can’t eat strawberries, switch them for other berries of your choosing! ‘Tis the season to eat tarts…

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