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Quiche: An French Classic That Originated in Germany

When you're looking for something flaky, creamy, and savory that's appropriate brunch, what comes into your mind? Did you say Quiche?

Quiche is a savory custard pie that has been gracing our tables since the '80s and '90s. This famous pie has delicious mix-ins, including smoked salmon, cheese, and herbsperfect for the weekend brunch.

As rich as its flavor is, Quiche also has a rich history with recorded dishes dated back to the Roman era. This classic savory pie was first called Patina— which describes a broad and shallow dish used in Ancient Rome.

Even though Quiche's first glimpse was back in the Roman century, modern recipes for Quiche have evolved from medieval Germany. According to food historians, this go-to brunch dish was first concocted in the kingdom of Lothringen in Germany. It was called 'quiche Lorraine.'—an open pie with egg, cream custard, and smoked bacon filling.

Later the "open pie" gained popularity in France. The French then added their own twist by putting in some cheese. Which was soon renamed 'Lorraine.' Since then, it grew, and other countries started to add their own flavor to it. 

In the United States, Quiche is a popular easy to make breakfast dish. However, as time evolved, Americans started adding their own take to it—using chicken, beef, spinach, and more. Today, Quiche isn't only for breakfast. It's fantastic for lunch, dinner, parties, and so much more that can be served in many ways with many different accompaniments.

Is Quiche easy to make? The short answer is yes. Join one of our live cooking experiences, and we'll show you. Maybe David Hernandez's soulful vocals can serenade us while you make it. Yes, David Hernandez is joining us as we make a Smoked Salmon and Black Truffle Quiche from scratch, along with a summertime fresh lemon vinaigrette salad and Sarah's original Passion Fruit Bellini. Let's take the classic Quiche to the next level. Book your experience now! 

Want to take your dishes to next level with a step-by-step video instruction? We have on demand classes that feature dishes you never knew you could make at home. Click here! Interested in a private event with truffle shuffle? Click here to learn more.

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