tart·​let | \ ˈtärt-lət How to pronounce tartlet (audio) \

Definition of tartlet

: a small tart

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Kreuther serves the sauerkraut in a smoked sturgeon; his sauerkraut tartlet topped with caviar mousseline is in a filo pastry shell and served under a wine glass filled with smoke. NBC News, "From common to cool: The lowly cabbage has become a star," 16 Sep. 2019 My favorite of the bunch is Maum’s play on Korean potato salad, a light, almost foam-like puree of potato served in a crunchy tartlet shell and topped with salty, cricket-size dried anchovies. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, "At Maum in Palo Alto, a tasting menu that celebrates Korean American classics," 8 Aug. 2019 Locals mingle, jazz duets perform, and exhibitors showcase otherwise challenging-to-find French foods, including fresh oysters from Normandy and Brittany; sparkling wines from across France; and French pies, pastries, tartlets, and macaroons. Meghan Miner Murray, National Geographic, "9 Bastille Day bashes that celebrate French culture," 12 July 2019 Met Gala caterer Olivier Cheng conjured up a colorful menu: filet of beef with beet horseradish crema accompanied by tomato rye tartlets, haricot adorned with edible orange flowers, and an array of rainbow carrots. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "What’s for Dinner at the Met Gala? A Look at the 2019 Menu and Table Settings," 6 May 2019 Cocktails and pink moon oysters and caviar buns and foie gras tartlets and fluke tartare and strip-loin steak and fish ssäm and everything else on the menu at Momofuku? Kimberly Cutter, Marie Claire, "How Did Halsey Get Here?," 13 July 2018 While the newlyweds were posing for pics, guests grazed on lamb shanks, caviar and truffle crème fraîche, watermelon gazpacho, and tuna tartlets, while songs by Queen, The Weeknd, Prince, and David Bowie were played on strings. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "This Bride Wore Chanel Haute Couture to Her Garden Wedding in California," 21 June 2018 For the dessert round, Beni served a deconstructed apple tartlet with walnut crumble, apple-brandy cream and cranberry coulis. Tracy Swartz, chicagotribune.com, "Did Pilsen contestant win 'MasterChef Junior' Season 6?," 18 May 2018 Those were on the dessert menu along with orange crème brûlée tartlets. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Prince Harry cursed (maybe): 5 things to know about his royal wedding with Meghan Markle," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of tartlet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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