Tarte Tatin isn't as American as apple pie, but it's a whole lot easier. With just four ingredients, it's all about the apples: the lovely taste and shape of the fruit are preserved by sugar and heat, with a buttery-salty crust underneath. (Photo: Morgan Ione Yeager)
Tarte Tatin is a French classic, spectacular to present and fun to prepare. Richard Davies' classic tarte Tatin recipe is laced with some expert tips for nailing this old favourite. Serve simply with clotted cream or ice cream.