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May 20th is National Quiche Lorraine Day
you're looking for something to do today then I hope you like bacon,
eggs and cheese because it's National Quiche Lorraine Day!
is one pie you should eat for breakfast! Let's get right into
celebrating National Quiche Lorraine Day!
WHY IS THIS A
Today is a holiday because breakfast food combined into a
form is just too good to pass up. Most of us enjoy bacon, eggs, cheese
and milk in many different ways, and a quiche makes it easy to consume
all of them at once! When you combine such well-liked flavors AND make
it easy to consume then you're bound to have people wanting to
celebrate such a wonderful creation. A quiche may be
French cuisine but the word actually came from the German word kuchen
which means cake. And a quiche Lorraine just refers to a quiche that
originated in the Lorraine region.
It's an open pie with an egg
and cream custard filling; in Lorraine they call it migaine. The crust
on the bottom was at first made from bread dough but now a days it's a
pastry crust and the quiche is usually baked in a springform pan.
The Quiche Lorraine will also have smoked bacon in it as well
cheese, but the cheese wasn't originally in the recipe. Plus some
people like to add in onions, but that makes it a little more like a
quiche alsacienne. It's a very flavorful food that's easy to consume
and once you have a bite of it you'll see why people want to celebrate
it. Would you like a slice?
So, how can you celebrate today? Well, I'm sure you can find
a restaurant around you that bakes these on the regular. That'd save
you a little time and you'd get to sample the flavors exactly how
they're supposed to be. So you're more than welcome to leave the
cooking up to the professionals and relax during your celebration.
But if you can't find a place that will serve you quiche
then you can easily make some yourself. It's not the hardest thing to
bake at all. Just make sure that you start out with a deep dish pie
crust and bake it in your oven beforehand to ensure that it's fully
cooked. I recommend poking some holes in the bottom of it with a fork
to keep it from rising up as it bakes.
Then you get the
pleasure of whipping up all the ingredients. But since it's a
celebration you can decide between making the recipe exactly as you're
told (if you haven't eaten it before) or making some modifications to
spice things up a bit. If you're going to make some modifications then
just look at the ingredients to see what you could swap out.
could use regular bacon, turkey bacon, Canadian bacon or even maple
glazed bacon. You could use white, green or red onions. You can use any
percentage of milk or maybe even half and half or heavy whipping cream.
Are you bold enough to try chocolate milk? And of course there are a
TON of different cheeses you can include. So have fun swapping in
different ingredients! Enjoy your day and enjoy your
pie at any time of the day!