Artichokes Tarte

A delicious recipe for recooking from the restaurant Giardino Romano in Geneva:

Artichokes Tarte

Puff pastry:
200 g flour
120 g double cream
4-5 tb water
1 pinch of salt

10 artichokes, cleaned and cut into thin strips
1 ognion
 ½ glass of water
1 glass of white wine
1 bunch of parsley
salt and pepper

2 eggs
2 dl milk
60 g Parmesan cheese
½ tb salt

Mix the flour with double cream add salt and water, knead to a smooth dough. Roll out the dough on a little flourand place and put it in the baking tin. Store in the fridge.

Chop the onions and stew them in a pan. Add the artichokes and stew it for a few minutes, then add water, white wine, salt and pepper. Let simmer for about 20 minutes, until the liquid is absorbed.

In the meantime prick the dough with a fork, cover it with baking paper and put on it with dry beans. Bake for 30 minutes in the oven (preaheated) at 190 °.

Remove the mold from the oven and remove the beans.

Finely chop the parsley and add to the artichokes. Mix eggs, milk and Permesan, salt and stir the mixture under the artichokes and spread on the pre-baked base.

Bake for another 20 minutes at 190° until the cake is golden brown.

Enjoy your meal!


The restaurant Giardino Romano in Geneva serves Zibibbo IGP from the Curatolo Arini Winery to go with this delicious dish. The nose and pallet are treated to the wonderful Mediterranean aromatic of citrus fruits, orange blossoms, sage, mint and acacias.

Weibel Weine AG

Moosweg 40, Postfach

CH-3604 Thun-Gwatt

Tel. 033 334 55 55 | Fax 033 334 55 56

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 7.30 am - 6.30 pm
Saturday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm