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Probably the original quiche, or more accurately the first dish that had the 'quiche' name attached - probably at the beginning of the 19th century.
It basically consists of a shallow pastry case filled with an egg, cream and pieces of streaky bacon - although the dish varies within Lorraine itself, and Gruyere-style cheese is an authentic addition.
Originally, what is now pastry, would have been bread dough. See our Recipe Section
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