Did you know that the asparagus used to be served before weddings in France for its supposed aphrodisiac properties?
I didn't know this when I served this particular tart at my recent Annual Christmas Picnic. If I had known it, I may have opted for another vegetable, as a park full of frisky people on a hot Summer's day is probably not a good thing.
If it's your cup of tea, here's the recipe......
(recipe from Home Cooking by Valli Little)
In truth, I never managed to get a slice of this tart for myself as it disappeared so quickly.
Comments from my friends however, told me it was a real winner!