Folded Quiche Lorraine

Yesterday I had the Christmas piano party with my piano teachers and fellow students. As always it was great fun. It was wonderful to see everybody again and listen to all the beautiful pieces we’ve been practicing. We all inspire each other with ideas of pieces we can play next.

Now that its over, I can stop playing Schubert’s Impromptu opus 90 no. 2 non stop and concentrate on potentiating other pieces I’m doing, mostly Chopin and more Schubert.

Our piano parties are always accompanied by great food and cava. Us piano players only drink the cava after playing, because any drop of alcohol really makes your fingers rather clumsy!

This time I made a Quiche Lorraine. I adore quiches, and this variation is one of the most classic French dishes. A few years ago Mr. H. and I were making a gigantic quiche with nearly too much filling. We folded the crust inwards just in case the filling would spill out in the oven. We liked the folded in style so much that we always do it like that now.

Folded Quiche Lorraine


1 quiche pastry

400g smoked bacon

3 eggs

250ml cream

200g Emmental Cheese


black pepper

Preheat the oven to 180Β°C. Arrange the pastry in a quiche mold.Β Cut the bacon into little pieces and arrange in the mold. Grate the Emmental cheese. In a big bowl, add the eggs, cream and grated cheese. Add a tiny pinch of salt (the bacon may be already quite salty) and black pepper. Mix. Pour the mixture into the quiche mold on top of the bacon. Fold the pastry inwards. Bake for 45 minutes.

Note: I used ready made quiche pastry because I was in way too much of a rush to make my own.

Thank you for reading!

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    1. charlotteindiam 2013-12-14 at 23:12

      And, as a piano player, I know what you mean about clumsy fingers.
      Sounds like a great Christmas party around music, food and cava. Thanks for sharing with us πŸ™‚

      1. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 20:18

        Hi Charlotte! I’m glad you can relate! For me it’s like a couple of sips and my fingers won’t behave πŸ™‚ xx

  1. Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward 2013-12-14 at 22:27

    Sofia – This is a beautiful quiche. Very flavorful, elegant – oh, and the OOZING cheese looks so good. I am glad you enjoyed some Cava and good food with your piano friends. You know, when I was living in Madrid, I used think that I spoke Spanish better after a few glasses of this or that. I guess it is not the same for piano. Hehe. Have a great day – Shanna

    1. charlotteindiam 2013-12-14 at 23:14

      Haha Shanna, love your comment… I wish I could be a better piano player after a glass of cava. I also find it works better with Spanish πŸ˜‰

      1. Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward 2013-12-15 at 00:59

        Thank you, Charlotte! πŸ™‚ Truth be told, I *think* my Spanish is better after a glass of wine or bubbly, but this may be may own perspective in the moment. Tee-hee-hee!

        1. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 20:20

          I hope to have a couple of glasses of wine with you one day and speak some Spanish πŸ™‚

          1. Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward 2013-12-18 at 00:17

            Sofia – I hope the same! I am quite sure it will happen. Did you receive my email about the secret Q? Warmly – Shanna

    2. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 20:20

      Haha I think that’s typical with languages, you feel more confident. Not quite with fingers though πŸ™‚

  2. pianolearner 2013-12-15 at 18:03

    I love a quiche. I’m glad to hear it went well on Friday πŸ™‚

    1. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 20:16

      It did πŸ™‚ I played the Impromptu twice. The 2nd time round, oh dear, I stopped a few times because a friend was walking around the room with a big chocolate cake, and I kept of eyeing it from the corner of my eye thinking: hmmmm I want some too!!! πŸ™‚

      1. pianolearner 2013-12-17 at 10:48

        HaHa. That’s very mean of them to distract you like that… πŸ™‚

    2. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 20:19

      By the way, I did manage to get a piece of the chocolate cake!

    1. Sofia 2013-12-15 at 21:45

      Ofcourse, adding great food and cava to a piano party can only turn out great! besos!

  3. Karen 2013-12-16 at 15:31

    I like the looks of your quiche with the folded crust…good idea.

    1. Sofia 2013-12-16 at 21:19

      It’s cuter in real life πŸ˜‰

  4. apartmentwife 2013-12-19 at 06:30

    piano and quiche lorraine? this sounds like my kind of party. i think you told me that quiche lorraine was your favorite kind of quiche once — i’m excited to try it πŸ™‚

    1. Sofia 2013-12-29 at 13:17

      Yes so easy to make, just put together and stick it in the oven, and so delicious too! You must try it πŸ™‚

  5. Marie 2014-01-24 at 15:15

    It’s an original Quiche Lorraine πŸ™‚ different from the usual one and worth testing I think πŸ˜‰

    1. Sofia 2014-01-24 at 15:22

      Its just the way I folded in the pastry thats different. The ingredients are quite a classic for the quiche lorraine. Bisous!

  6. Al 2014-05-02 at 22:53

    The quiche looks great.
    Beautiful blog!


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