At the end of the 17th century, the French created tartelettes. They were originally eaten as a dessert filled with jam. Then came Danish pies with chicken in asparagus in the early 1960s. Since then, they have become extremely popular. Both young and old love tarteletters, which are often served as an appetizer or at family gatherings.
The dish is very simple and consists of cooked chicken cut into small pieces, small pieces of white asparagus and a thick cream-based sauce, flavored with the chicken stock and seasoned with salt and pepper. This luscious filling goes into the crunchy lotus-shaped puff pastry shell.
Other fillings include shrimp, meatballs, or chicken with peas and carrots and all topped with chopped parsley.