Quiche Lorraine | How to make Quiche Lorraine

By Bindiya Sharma  |  24th Dec 2015  |  
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  • Quiche Lorraine, How to make Quiche Lorraine
Quiche Lorraineby Bindiya Sharma
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    5

    People

62

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  • Homemade Short Crust Pastry

About Quiche Lorraine

A centuries old dish that is believed to have originated from the French district of Lorraine ..a delicious savoury pie that is filled with eggs, bacon and cheese.

Quiche Lorraine is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Quiche Lorraine has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Bindiya Sharma is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Quiche Lorraine recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Quiche Lorraine is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Quiche Lorraine is perfect to serve 5 people. Quiche Lorraine is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Quiche Lorraine. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Quiche Lorraine by commenting on this page below!

Quiche Lorraine

Ingredients to make Quiche Lorraine

  • For the pastry-
  • 200gms All purpose Flour
  • 100gms Butter, chilled
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3 tbsp Chilled Water
  • For the filling-
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Grated Cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 Cup Bacon/Ham(crisply cooked and chopped)
  • 2 tsp Flour
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Handful of chopped chives

How to make Quiche Lorraine

  1. For the crust- Dice the chilled butter and add the flour and salt.
  2. With your hand rub in the butter till the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  3. Sprinkle the chilled water and slowly bring the dough together using a light hand.
  4. Just pat dough together, do not overwork it. Wrap in cling film and chill for an hour.
  5. After an hour take out dough and roll out into a circle of approx 1/2 cm thickness.
  6. Butter a tart mould and lay out the dough on top, do not stretch. Cut off excess. Remember that pastry will shrink a bit.
  7. Pre heat oven to 200 deg C.
  8. Poke holes into the dough with a fork and keep aside.
  9. Make the filling- Combine the Milk, eggs, flour, bacon/ham, salt and pepper as well as the chives in a large bowl and give it a good whisk.
  10. Pour out into the prepared tart shell.
  11. Top with the cheese and bake for 30-40 mins till crust is golden.

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Winnerfred Ballantynea year ago

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