milk tart, noun phrase

Origin:
Afrikaans
melktert.
1891 H.J. Duckitt Hilda’s ‘Where Is It?’ 238Tart (Milk). (Old Dutch Spécialité.)
1930 M. Raubenheimer Tested S. Afr. Recipes 79The original Recipe is for a milk tart filling, but it is better as a pudding.
c1968 J. Hobbs in New S. Afr. Writing 115Learning to bottle peaches and..konfyts and to make the lightest pastry in the district for her milk tarts.
1971 Cape Argus 10 July 8It is wrong to talk of milk tart — an insipid, anaemic-sounding name for a really delicious old Cape delicacy. What is wrong with melktert?
1977 The 1820 Vol.50 No.12, 15Of Milk Tart I’ve never heard But I’ll read on, yes every word..In fact I’ll buy the book to-day And cook the real South African way.
1985 J. Cloete in S.-Easter Oct.Nov. 30The Crayfish tour includes..a gastronomic introduction to Swartland boerekos — offal, milktart and sosaties.
melktert.
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