Skip Nav
Get the Dish
Prepare to Be Mesmerized by These Minnie Mouse Caramel Apples
Trader Joe's
8 Things You Never Knew About Trader Joe's, Straight From a Former Employee
Food Video
These Rainbow Waffles Taste Like Happiness

Definition of French Tian

Definition: Tian

A French specialty made from a composite of ingredients that are cooked or baked.

Originally, a tian referred to a Provençal-style bake of mixed vegetables, roasted in a gratin style. The word can also be used to describe any type of casserole-style course, from a braised vegetable stew to a layered dessert.

The term was derived from the the clay cooking vessel that is to prepare the dish.

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Food Food 7 years
Thanks Advah, that's a good piece of information to know. :) So in Provence, something more along these lines!
Advah Advah 7 years
Can I be annoyingly picky for a sec? :P I'm from Provence and we eat tians like crazy in my house, but I've never seen one look like that - instead, they're just vegetable slices arranged in rows. Actually, exactly like what is called "ratatouille" in Pixar's Ratatouille, in the restaurant (don't get me started on that). Always happy to hear about new takes on recipes though, I'll have to check the link!
samantha999 samantha999 7 years
Thank you :)
Food Food 7 years
Samantha999: If you click on the source link, you'll find a recipe!
samantha999 samantha999 7 years
I was kind of hoping for a sample recipe
chancleta chancleta 7 years
Interesting!
The Best Salad Dressing Recipe Ever
Brie vs. Camembert
Baking Tips For French Macarons
Classic Julia Child Recipes
Julia Child's Potato Leek Soup Recipe
Slow Cooker French Onion Pot Pie Soup Recipe
How to Drink Without Getting Drunk

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds