• A Slice of Flammekueche

    Traditional Flammekueche (Tarte Flambée)

    Tuesday, 27th February 2018Tyler

    Flammekueche (in Alsatian, tarte flambée in French, and flammkuchen in German) literally translates to “flame cake.” Flammekueche is probably one of the most bizarre pizza-esk dish you’ll ever come across. I mean, just look at the wide variety of names! But, “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet). How the name came about is beyond me. I Googled around and couldn’t find anything definitive. But, if you know its history please let me know! I’d really like to find out! What I can tell you about the history of flammekueche has been pieced together from tons of web…

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