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Pineapple, star of French exotic fruits, offers us this beautiful pineapple Latin recipe!
Ingredients for 4 persons :
- 1 big pineapple
- 1 lime
- 1 puff pastry
- 200 g caster sugar
- 1 small piece of ginger fresh
- 80 g semi-salted butter
- A few sheets of sage.
Pineapple Tatin with Ginger and Sage Recipe
Cut the pineapple at the base and at the beginning of the leaves. Keeping him upright, remove the skin with a knife.
Remove the "eyes" with a Parisian spoon or the tip of a paring knife.
- Lay the pineapple horizontally, then cut it into slices 5 millimeters thick.
- Drizzle them with the lime juice.
- Grate the ginger and sprinkle it over the pineapple slices.
Reserve. Rinse, dry and finely chop the sage.
Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (th. 6-7).
- In a saucepan, heat the sugar without stirring until you obtain an amber caramel.
- Pour half into a tartar mold.
- Arrange the pineapple slices and cover with the remaining caramel.
- Let cool.
- Sprinkle with chopped sage.
Unroll the puff pastry and place it on the pineapples, folding the edges towards the inside of the mold. Prick the dough with a fork.
Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool before unmolding.
Serve the tatin with a scoop of coconut ice cream.
France 1st European pineapple producer.
Thanks to the cultures of Reunion, France ranks as the leading European producer of pineapple.
In 1493, Christopher Columbus set foot on Guadeloupe soil and noticed a curious fruit with hexagonal patterns. Pineapple has been cultivated for thousands of years by local people.
Originally from Paraguay, this member of the bromeliad family is a resounding success in Europe. It is grown in greenhouses in Holland, Great Britain or France. Louis XIV even integrated it into the cultures of the Château de Choisy-le-Roi in order to satisfy the appetite of his mistress, Madame de Maintenon.
However, it was not until the 1980s and the development of air transport that the consumption of this concentrate of vitamin C was not democratized. With 30,000 tonnes produced per year, France then rose to the top of European producers. Its industrial culture is established in particular in Reunion, Guyana and Guadeloupe.
Read also: health benefits and virtues of pineapple
Visual credits: Pineapple: © Maxandrew - stock.adobe.com Pineapple tatin with ginger and sage: © EU / Interfel / Amélie Roche