Quiche Lorraine

Quiche is quick and easy to make if you’ve left over in the fridge or last minute guests. The quiche lorraine is a great French classic but you can use all kinds of fillings. I love a spiced roasted pepper and feta quiche. Which would be your favourite filling?

Nothing beats a slice of quiche fresh from the oven with a nice bit of green salad on the side.

Ingredients:

Pastry: I’m a lazy mare and I use the ready to roll ones! I prefer my quiche on a short cut pastry but you can use puff pastry if you prefer.

filling: 3/4 egg, 200 g creme fraiche (1 pot), bag of grated emmental (or cheddar will do fine), handful of chopped ham. Nutmeg powder.

Pre-heat the over to 180 degrees celsius while you prepare the quiche.

Roll the pastry in the pie dish and prick the bottom all over with a fork. In a bowl whisk the eggs and cream, add a good pinch of nutmeg. Add the grated cheese and mix it in. Pour the mixture on top of the pastry and sprinkled the chopped up ham.

At this pre-oven stage it should look like this:

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Put in the over for 20/25 min or until golden brown.

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