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how to make a quiche loraine

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a quiche Loraine

For the pastry you will need
  • medium egg 1
  • sugar  pinch
  • lard or vegtetable fat  50g
  • butter or margarine  50g
  • water  2-3 tbsp.
Step 1-Sieve the flour and salt.

Step 2-Rub in the fat to achieve a sandy texture

Step 3-Make a well in the centre.

Step 4-Add sufficient water to make a fairly firm paste.

Step 5- Handle as little and as lightly as possible

For the quiche you will need
  • Rough puff,or sweet pastry   100g
  • ham,chopped   50g
  • cheese,grated  25g
  • medium egg     1
  • milk           125ml
  • cayenne salt      

Step 1-Lightly grease four tartlet moulds.Line thinly with pastry.

Step 2-Prick the bottom of the paste two or three times with a fork. 
Step 3-Cook in a hot oven at 230-250oC for 3-4 minutes or until the pastry is lightly set. 
Step 4-Remove from the oven ,press the pastry down if it has tended to rise.
Step 5-Add the chopped ham and grated cheese.
Step 6-Mix the egg,milk,salt and cayene thoroughly. Strain into barquettes. 
Step 7-Return to the oven at 200-230oC and bake gently for 15-20 minutes or until nicely browned and set.  


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