Apple Armagnac Phyllo Pie

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to be enchanted by the magical world of the Tourtière, known as the apple "croustade" or Gascon "Lou Pastis". Originating from the Landes de Gascogne in southwestern France, this exquisite pie has a fascinating history that traces back to Ancient Rome. Imagine delicate layers of buttery, sugary pastry so thinly spread that they become transparent, resembling a bride's veil. The artistry and craftsmanship that go into creating this pastry are truly remarkable, making it a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds. To enhance the flavors, a luscious layer of apples and prunes is added as garnish, infused with the rich taste of Armagnac. Each bite is a symphony of textures and flavors, a journey through time and tradition. Join me in discovering the secrets behind this timeless delicacy, as we delve into the world of the Tourtière and unlock its divine essence.

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