We had a lunch of tomatoes with the local soft goat's cheese, suckling pig braised with gnocchi and a flan of sweet chestnut purée with local wine for 16 euros each.
The couple had lobster ravioli to start and apple flan for dessert, with coffee and mints to follow.
a fluted flan tin
Slide the baking sheet into the oven and bake the flan for one hour, or until the filling is puffed and golden and just jiggles in the center when you tap the pan.
A choice of Yorkshire stand pie, roasted vegetable flan, Yorkshire cheese and oatmeal flan or roasted Yorkshire ham with salad left no doubt as to which part of the country we were in!
an egg and bacon flan
This version came in individual circles and although the pastry and egg mixture was good, the pastry overwhelmed the egg as the flan was too shallow.
Bake the flan for 25-30 minutes until the top sets and begins to lightly colour.
Supplemented with some sea spinach harvested along the dunes, these went into a tasty flan I baked yesterday.
The dessert is chilled until it sets and is usually turned out onto a plate to make an attractive plateau shape like a flan , but you can also serve it in dishes or glasses.