This is a preview of the content in our French Food Decoder app. Get the app to:
  • Read offline
  • Remove ads
  • Access all content
  • Use the in-app Map to find sites, and add custom locations (your hotel...)
  • Build a list of your own favourites
  • Search the contents with full-text search functionality
  • ... and more!
iOS App Store Google Play


savoury (or sweet) pie

Tourtiere cross section

In Québec, a tourtière is a pie made of a mix of minced pork, beef and veal, onion and potatoes that is often served during the Christmas season.

In parts of southwest France, in the Landes and Quercy, a tourtière aux pommes is an elaborate dessert also known as a croustade.

A tourtière is also a pie pan.



Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Mack Male