It was an Italian crostata initially, dating back to the 15th century. Evolution of pie to a delicious variant, I.e., Tart was made. Earlier it consisted of meat fillings, but gradually it was replaced by fruits and custard keeping the authenticity of crust the same. The miniature version of the Tart is a Tartletand that is used to make egg tarts.
Difference between Pie and Tart
Pie is a baked dish containing a fruit filling encased in dough. It can be single or double crust which tends to be crispy, flaky encasement to accompany the filling, and are served in the same utensil they are baked in. On the other hand, tarts have a thinner crust in comparison to pi, and it can be served freestanding on the plate making it more presentable as it can be removed from the bottom. Tart crusts tend to be firm and crumbly and not all flaky like the pie crust.
Kinds of Tart
There are various kinds of tarts with several popular ones such as Meringue tart, Treacle tart, Tarte Tatin, Bakewell tart, and much more. Tarte Tatins an upside-downtart prepared using fruits or onions. Likewise, in jam tart, the jam is used instead of fruits for the sole flavor. In the savory end, it is made up of a custard filling known as quiche. Onion tart and cheese tart falls in the category of savory tarts.
Variants available in market
There are various variants available in the market offering delightful flavors of Tarts. From base or crusts to ready-made tarts, multiple companies are selling it to deliver the best quality of tarts to the buyers. They come in delicious and healthy options to choose from. Brands such as walkers, bonne maman, gastone lago, Mr. Kipling, grandmothers, and many more are offering high-quality tarts and crusts in a delicious variety of flavors and toppings.
Categories Simillar to Dessert Tarts includes Dessert Pies, Bakery Desserts