What is tart?

  • (noun): Pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust.
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Tart

A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard. Tartlet refers to a miniature tart.

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Curry Pie - See Also
... Food portal British pies Sweet Apple pie Bakewell tart Banoffee pie Bedfordshire clanger Black bun Custard tart Manchester tart Mince pie Rhubarb pie Treacle tart Savoury Bacon and egg pie ...
Liverpool Tart
... The earliest known mention of a Liverpool Tart is 1897, when it was hand-written into a family cookbook, which was recently included in the village website for Evershot, in Dorset ... Basically a pasty tart, the distinctive taste comes from the mixture of moist sugar (sic) and a boiled lemon, minced ... by Gerry Jones of Liverpool and developed with a view to the tart becoming as widely known and appreciated as the Bakewell and Manchester tarts ...
Caramel Tart
... A caramel tart is a sweet tart, filled with a soft piped caramel filling found in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia, although noticeably absent in other areas ...
Tart
... A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry ... shortcrust pastry the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard ... Tartlet refers to a miniature tart ...
Levern Tart - Texas Chaparrals
... The Texas Chaparrals obtained Tart and Ed Johnson from the New York Nets on January 6, 1971 in exchange for Manny Leaks ... Tart finished his professional basketball career with the Chaparrals ... For the entirety of his career in the ABA Tart scored 5,316 points in 274 games, averaging 19.4 points per game (24.3 in the playoffs) along with 5.0 rebounds (4.8 in the playoffs) ...

More definitions of "tart":

  • (noun): A small open pie with a fruit filling.

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    A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
    Washington Irving (1783–1859)