Monday, September 30, 2013

Traditional Quiche IFC # 2

Quiche is a part of french cuisine. It is an open faced pastry crust with a savory filling in it . The filling could be eggs, cheese , meat , seafood, spinach or any kind of vegetables. It could be either served hot or cold.

This  month's challenge on IFC was French Cuisine ( Alsace Lorraine ). As usual 3 recipes were suggested we had to choose one and explore it . The recipes were :
  • Tarte Flambee.
  • Kugelhopf
  • Quiche Lorraine / Traditional Quiche
I tried Traditional Quiche and it came out really well . We both loved it so much . The pie crust was crispy the filling was cheesy and creamy . I had made some changes from the original recipe  according my taste buds.  I had omitted the chicken and added vegetables . Traditional Quiche was absolutely delicious. Thank you +Shobana Sekar  for suggesting these wonderful recipes.



Pie Crust - I used my own recipe
Swiss Cheese - 1/2 Cup ( Shredded )
Chopped Onions - 3 TBLS
Chopped Garlic - 2 TBLS
Eggs - 2 Beaten
Light Cream - 1 Cup
Salt - 1/2 TSP
Sugar - pinch
Fresh grounded pepper - 1 TBLS
Chili Flakes - 1 TBLS
Carrots -  1 Cup ( Chopped )
Green Beans - 1 Cup ( Chopped )
Dried Parsley - 1 TBLS


    • Preheat the oven to 425 F.
    • Make the pastry shell for a 7 '' * 11" Pan ( That's what i used ).
    • Heat some oil in a skillet . Saute chopped onions and garlic till they turn golden brown.
    • Then add chopped carrots and Green Beans . Sprinkle some salt and cook till they are done.
    • Using a blender  combine eggs , cream , salt , pepper , sugar , chillie flakes . Blend really well.
    • Sprinkle the Vegetables to the pastry shell.
    • Pour the mixture in the Pastry shell. 
    • Bake the Quiche for 15 minutes in the preheated oven .
    • Reduce the heat to 300F and bake for another 30 minutes or till the knife inserted one inch comes out clean.
    • Allow the quiche to sit for 10 minutes as it is taken out from the oven    

    Cut it into wedges and serve.


    1. You are a fabulous baker dear L:) so perfectly made quiche :) well done dear !!

      1. Thank you Manjula :) .. you made my day :) i am on air ryt now :)

    2. They came out simply fantastic, beautiful quiche..

    3. G'day and congrats on completing the challenge this month, true!
      Looks delish and wish could try some now too!
      Cheers! Joanne

    4. looks awesome. i love quiches.