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Maroilles cheese quiche


Maroilles cheese quiche
Traditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 37 min.50 min.2 hours 27 min.
Keeping:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #1
Line the mould or tin with pastry, prick base all over, then keep in the fridge.

Stage 2 - 40 min.
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Peel 4 potatoes, wash and cook them in salted water, until they are just tender.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Allow to cool then cut into fairly thick slices.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Wash and slice thinly 1 leek and 1 shallot.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add sliced shallot, salt and pepper and cook for a minute or two.

Add leek, salt and pepper, and cook a few minutes without letting it colour.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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If you wish to add 125 g small pieces of bacon, cook in a frying pan without fat and add, at the last minute, a tablespoon of vinegar.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Cut 250 g Maroilles cheese into thick slices, including crust.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Prepare mixture by mixing with a whisk: 2 egg yolks, 1 egg, 250 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Preheat your oven to 410°F (210°C).

Put a layer of leek into the pastry case.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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A layer of bacon (optional).

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Cover with a layer of potato slices.

Stage 12 - 2 min.
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Pour in the mixture.

Stage 13 - 3 min.
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Arrange cheese on top.

Stage 14 - 40 min.
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And put in bottom of oven for around 30-40 minutes.

Stage 15
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The tart is ready when it is nice and golden brown.

Serve to your guests, warm if possible, with a green salad.

Remarks

If you don't have Maroilles cheese, you can use other ones instead. I advise you to go for a rather soft strong cheese like Reblochon, Munster, Morbier, etc.

You can also replace puff pastry by shortcrust.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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And to drink?: A good beer, possibly from the northen France, a jenlain for example.

Source

Nicolas

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