Davidstow Quiche Lorraine


This is our classic Quiche Lorraine recipe with plenty of Davidstow Crackler to add depth of flavour. A homemade quiche is the perfect summer picnic food and it’s worth the effort. Remember Taste Takes Time…

Serves: 4

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Skill level: Easy


•    200g shortcrust pastry

•    200g Davidstow Cheddar 18 month Crackler, grated

•    100g smoked streaky bacon, chopped and fried

•    4 eggs, beaten

•    100ml milk

•    150 ml double cream

•    2 sprigs of thyme

•    Cracked black pepper


1.         Press your pastry into a greased flan dish and line with baking parchment and fill with baking beans. Place in a preheated oven at 180˚C for 20 minutes to blind bake. Then remove the beans and parchment and trim the pastry edges.

2.        Combine your eggs, milk and cream in a bowl and season well. Then sprinkle your Davidstow Cheddar and bacon into the quiche base with some sprigs of thyme. Pour over your egg mixture.

3.         Bake for 30 minutes or until set. Leave to cool and set further.  Serve with chive flowers

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