How To Make Quiche

Please read this quiche recipe carefully, more tips available from our user feedback at the foot of the page. Our top five suggestions below. Quiche is a versatile dish eaten cold or hot at any time of the year, it will serve as a main meal with salad or vegetables or even as a starter. If you want to make small individual quiches use a fluted pastry cutter to cut the pastry. Thought of as French (because of the name), savory flans and custards have been made in England for hundreds of years and quiche may be one of the dishes that has travelled from England to France. All the successful recipes are stored in the Recipe Directory.

This is a classic recipe for the basic quiche (Cheese and Bacon) but there are some other well established alternatives like: Cheese & Broccoli, Cheese & Onion, Cheese & Leek and Cheese & Fish.

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How To Make Quiche

Quiche Recipe, How To Make Quiche

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4-6


180g plain flour
90g butter
30g cooking fat
Pinch of salt
Cold water to mix


2 eggs
30g grated cheese
5 liquid ounces milk
60g bacon
1 small onion or 10 spring onions
15g butter

By Patricia

Cooking Instructions:

  1. To make the pastry, put all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and rub together until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs, add the cold water gradually and mix to a firm dough.
  2. Then line a 7inch flan tin.
  3. To prepare the filling beat the eggs in a basin adding seasoning, cheese, and milk.
  4. Melt the butter in a small saucepan add the diced bacon and onions; if you are using spring onions leave them whole.
  5. Cook slowly until golden then put the contents of the saucepan into the pastry case.
  6. Cook in oven gas mark 190°C until firm and golden brown (30-35mins).
  7. Serve hot or cold.

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