About National Quiche Lorraine Day
Quiche Lorraine is a dish that originated in the region of Lorraine in northeastern France.
It is a savory custard pie made with eggs, cream, and cheese, typically served in a pastry crust. The dish is said to have originated in the medieval period, and it has become a popular dish in many countries around the world.
Quiche Lorraine (serves 8):
- 1 unbaked 9-inch pastry shell
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
- 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Beat the eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and nutmeg together in a bowl.
- Stir in the Gruyere cheese and bacon.
- Pour the mixture into the pastry shell.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
This quiche recipe can be changed to suit your taste and preferences by adding vegetables, herbs, different types of cheeses, or seafood.