Recipe: Quiche Lorraine
Looking for a good comforting dish? Discover the recipe for Quiche Lorraine, a delicious pie filled with a mixture of beaten eggs, fresh cream and bacon. Originally from the Lorraine region, it has become a classic of French cuisine.
(for 4 people):
- 1 shortcrust pastry
- 2 eggs
- 200g of lardons (7.05 oz)
- 200ml sour cream
- 100g grated Gruyere cheese (3.52 oz)
- 1/2 onion
- 1 tbsp butter
- Salt and pepper
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How to make Quiche Lorraine?
1- Preheat oven to 350°F (Th.6). Put the pastry in a pie dish. Chop the cheese.
2- Cut the bacon and onion into pieces and cook them with the butter. Let cool.
3- In a bowl, mix the eggs, cream and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
4- Pour first the bacon and onion on the dough and then the preparation, very slowly.
5- Bake for 40 to 50 minutes (depending on the oven).
Bon appétit !
Did you know it? The creation of Quiche Lorraine dates back to the 16th century. Originally, quiche Lorraine was prepared in a skillet and didn't contain any meat. Later on, quiche was composed of bread dough, smoked pork belly, eggs and heavy cream. It was said that Charles III, the Duke of Lorraine, loved it so much that he almost went broke! The more modern round shape appeared in 1736 thanks to a chef working for Stanislas, Duke of Lorraine. Lorraine introduced this comforting, creamy dish to the French later on. A real success!
Recipe : cuisine.journaldesfemmes.fr
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