Accounts of Quiche
one of my favorite foods, be it as a small snack or as
American tradition requires — a full meal packed with goodies —
Quiche is wonderful! I make a mean crab quiche, too.
and it’s many varieties has evolved from a German
, yes German, dish. The word morphed from “Kuchen” to
to “Kische” and finally to “Quiche” as it stands today.
So, let’s pay
homage to the homeland of this great dish and the short lived
Republic of Alsace-Lorraine.
are still arguments as to the history of this delectable
dish, I will
side with the French classic “Larousse
Gastronomique” (1962 first English
1939 first French Edition… I have both) that says this
classic is of German origin.
After all, who would know better?
the original dish referred to by Laroussee as the 'old
more of a pizza with the flan mixture on top of a spread
out bread dough. Thick cream
, salt and eggs were used but no mention of anything
Some things just
improve with time....