This cheesy and colorful quiche uses a refrigerated pie crust, which makes it easy to prepare for a weeknight dinner. Hi Arlene, Yes, you would need to cook the spinach first and squeeze out any excess water. The shallots are key – they elevate the quiche above every other spinach quiche recipe I’ve tried. Unfortunately we are unable to add this recipe to your favourites, please try again later.
I’ve never made a quiche this way, so I’m not certain about timing, but I would start checking at about 40 – 45 minutes. Quiche is the perfect make ahead dish to have on hand when entertaining for breakfast or brunch. Christopher Thé, who owns the popular Black Star Pastry shop in the Sydney suburb of Newtown, says these days there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to making quiche.
I can now make quiche and this one is great because I usually have these ingredients in the house already! In the 1980s, a book called Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche by Bruce Feirstein satirised masculinity in a post-bra-burning era of feminism. The egg and bacon tart we know today as quiche Lorraine originated in the area of the same name, in northeast France, a region whose culture and cuisine were highly influenced by neighboring Germany.
Using a metal pie pan, I have made this quiche without a crust substituting Gouda for the gruyere. I had never made a quiche before but I have loved every recipe of Jenn’s that I’ve made so I thought I’d give this one a try. It was absolutely fantastic with mushrooms on the bottom, a cheese layer and then a spinach layer.
Scatter spinach evenly over cheese (breaking up clumps as best you can), then pour egg mixture over top. Make ahead: The crust can be blind baked up to two days in advance and stored wrapped at room temperature. Great British Bake Off star James Morton is a big fan of the kind of hearty farmhouse cooking that we grew up on and his Bacon and Leek Quiche is a stunning example of it.