The Rosette of Versailles: Apple Custard Tart with Walnut Crust

I offered to bring tarts to a dear friend’s family Thanksgiving and found this recipe as I was considering my repertoire. Also, geeky-dessert talk: I’m a huge fan of Ikeda Riyoko’s The Rose of Versailles (Beru Bara) fan*, so how could I pass up the tarte bouquet de roses? This tart looks and tastes elegant: the freshness…

Posts from the Road: Rosette Tart of Versailles Teaser

I packed very light for my visit to my hometown this December, so I’ll be uploading some quick holiday-food-related shots here this week. First of all, happy Christmas-birthday to Oscar François de Jarjeyes, the genderqueer heroine of my favorite manga, The Rose of Versailles (“Beru Bara,” or ベルサイユの薔薇). This shot was my second time (of three) making the…