While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
A sweet tart, tout de suite! May 3 is National Raspberry Tart Day.
It's that time of year when fresh berries are coming into season, and filling the tables at your local farmers market or grocery store. What better time to make yourself a sweet taste of summer?
The sweet fruit tarts that we know and love today evolved from medieval tarts, which were typically filled with meat and served as dinner. But when our ancestors decided to replace the hearty meat with rich custard and fresh fruit, a whole new kind of dessert filled the realm.
You can also make mini tartlets if you're afraid one big tart will disappear too fast. And the tartlet is a perfect way to let that special someone know you're thinking about them. If they're smart, they will follow their taste buds right back to you.