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Epoisses pie

Taste delicious époisses cheese with this epoisses pie, as easy as it is quick to make.

Ingredients for 4 peoplenotes:

For the shortcrust pastry:

  • 250g of flour
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 5 g of salt
  • 5 cl of water

For garnish :

  • 250 g of refined fish
  • 50 cl of heavy cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 apple
  • 100 g white ham
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt pepper

Époisses tart

For the shortcrust pastry:

  • Sift flour. Separate the yolk from the egg white.
  • In a salad bowl, place the flour, salt and dig a well.
  • Place the butter cut into small pieces in the middle. Work this mixture roughly with your fingertips.
  • Add the water and egg yolk and knead quickly until the dough is smooth.
  • Shape the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling film and let stand for 1 hour in a cool place before rolling out.

For garnish :

  • Wash, core and cut the apple into pieces with the skin on.
  • Cut the Époisses and the ham into pieces.
  • Break the eggs and beat them with a fork for a few seconds in a bowl and add the heavy cream and nutmeg.
  • Mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th.6).

  • Butter a pie plate. Roll out the shortcrust pastry and place it in the mold.
  • Cut the edges of the dough and prick it with a fork.
  • Evenly distribute the pieces of apple, ham and Epoisses, pour over the egg and cream mixture.
  • Bake and cook for about 30 minutes.
  • Unmold and place on a wire rack. Let stand 5 minutes and cut into pieces.
  • Serve immediately with a mesclun. Additional information

Chef's B.A.BA

Variant :This recipe can be made with other soft cheeses with an orange rind and strong aroma such as Munster, Rouy or Soumaintrain.

Tip:For anyone who doesn't like the salty / sweet mix in this recipe, substitute the apple for cooked potatoes.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel

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