Sophies Foodie Files

Mostly healthy & tasty colourful cooking with Sophie's twist!

My husband’s quiche with bacon, mushrooms, red onions & cream served with a mixed salad, Kumato chili tomatoes & home made cocktail sauce

on 25/04/2009


A big slice of home-made quiche!

My husband struck again! As you know by now, my husband loves to learn new things.
So, to surprise me, he made this dinner for me!
Recipe: For 1 quiche, 4 large pieces
Ingredients:
* For the quiche:
1 prerolled sheet of puff pastry, made with margarine
250 gr of white mushrooms, cleaned & sliced into thicker slices
3 medium red onions, peeled & sliced thinly in wedges
100 gr of bacon pieces ( salted )
a bit of Maldon sea salt
Grinds of black pepper
2 large eggs, my husband used Omega 6 eggs, loosend with a fork
150 ml real cream ( full fat cream ) / you can also use soy cream or sour cream
1 sheet of parchment paper
tart tin with removable base: 24 cm diameter
* For the tomatoes:
3 large Kumato tomatoes, cleaned & finely cut up into little pieces
home made or bought chili oil : a few splashes, according to your taste
Chili oil is made by using whole fresh chili’s, green & red ones, about 10 of them, by putting them together in a small bottle. Then you pour a neutral olive oil over them. Put a lid or a pouring tip on it & place into a dark place for about a few weeks. Stir from time to time, the chilli’s around. You can use the oil after a few weeks of waiting. Lovely stuff & it is so easy to make!
* For the mixed salad:
2 or 3 sorts of your favourite salad leaves, well washed, spun dry & cut up into little pieces
I used Red radicchio, frisée & lamb’s lettuce
10 sprigs of chives, cleaned & cut into little pieces
2 long sprigs of fresh garlic leaves, cleaned & cut up into little pieces
The young garlic leaves have a lovely garlic flavour… MMMM…
* For the home made cocktail sauce:
Home made mayonaise or store bought: 60%
Heinz tomato ketchup: 40 %
Worchester sauce: a few dashes, according to your taste
a bit of salt
a bit of sugar
Method:
1. Take your roll of puff pastry out of the fridge, 20 minutes before use.
2. Preheat the oven to 200°C , 10 minutes before placing the quiche into the oven.
Take a large non stick pan & pour liquid margarine in it. Heat up on high. When hot & sizzling, add the slices of mushrooms to the pan. Fry until lightly golden, but not completely cooked trough otherwise the mushrooms will get dry when cooked into the oven. Grind some black pepper over them according to your taste. Take the mushrooms out of the pan.
3. Heat up on high again. Add baking margarine. Add the 3 medium sliced onion wedges & fry until golden & cooked trough. Take out the onion parts & set aside. Heat up on high. Add the baking margarine & when hot, add the bacon pieces. Fry until golden. Turn the heat off. Drain on 2 kitchen papers. Set aside.
4. Take your tart tin & line with parchment paper. Place your prerolled pastry in the tin & let the pastry hang over the sides. Now, with your fingers, with your tumbs, line the pastry neatly into the tin. Cut the excess pastry off. Roll with a rolling pin over the tarte tin. The excess of pastry will fall off.
5. Prick with a fork several times into the dough. You haven’t got to prebake the dough.
6. Spread the onion wedges all over the pastry, evenly divided. Add the mushroom slices, also evenly divided. Now, add the bacon pieces. Pour the mixed eggs with the cream all over the tin. Grind some black pepper & some Maldon sea salt over the top.
7. Now, place carefully into the center of the oven & bake for 15 minutes on 200° C until golden & baked trough.
8. Take out of the oven. Place a large cup under the removable base. The outer tin side will fall off. Now, place the tart onto a plate & remove the base with a palette knife. Place onto a serving plate & cut into 4. Then remove the parchment paper. Don’t forget this!
9. Serve on a large plate with the mixed side salad, the chili Kumato tomatoes & the home made Cocktail sauce. Enjoy!!
This is lovely enjoyed with a glass of Spanish wine like Rias Baixas, Miudiño, Albariño 2008!
If you liked this post, SUBSCRIBE to Sophie’s Foodie Files: It is free!  RSS Feed RSS – Posts
You might like:
My Husband's Quiche With Bacon, Mushrooms, Red Onions & Cream, Served With A Mixed Salad, Kumato Chili Tomatoes & Home Made Coktail Sauce on Foodista
About these ads

82 responses to “My husband’s quiche with bacon, mushrooms, red onions & cream served with a mixed salad, Kumato chili tomatoes & home made cocktail sauce

  1. Dirk says:

    MMMMM…Sophie!! The quiche looks superb!! I love your flavour combinations!! Hooray for the husband!! Lucky you!!

  2. Manon says:

    MMMMM…Sophie! You are lucky with a husband who is a great cook !I love it!! Thanks!

  3. Jef Boven says:

    Proficiat, Peter! What a husband!Lou en Jef

  4. clemence says:

    tu te fais bien gâtée !

  5. Reeni♥ says:

    Your husband is a wonderful cook! This looks so very delicious!

  6. Carolyn says:

    Ooh, this looks good. Gives me another idea of what to do with ramps. Ramp quiche!! Oh, wait, mushroom, tomato, and bacon. Sounds like a great combination. How lucky to have a husband who cooks for you!

  7. It’s also lovely to have a wife like Sophie.She brings out the best of me :-)

  8. zerrin says:

    Sophie, this looks fantastic! I love the combination, so hearty! And your husband shows that he’s a very good cook.

  9. That’s a great surprise! Sounds fantastic!

  10. What a lovely man! This quiche looks absolutely delicious.

  11. Anonymous says:

    Yummie food, Sophie! I adore the flavour combinations beautifully combined!!! Lucky you!

  12. Bunny says:

    My hubby loves puff pastry and BACON!! He’d go crazy for this!!

  13. Delicious! This quiche sounds excellent!

  14. burpandslurp says:

    wow! that sure is a mouthful! bacon and eggs…definitely something I’ll dig into!

  15. What a great surprise for you at the end of the day (I’m still waiting for one). Who does the clean-up?

  16. Maris says:

    Your quiche looks like something I’d order in a nice restaurant. Good job, husband! :)

  17. Elra says:

    Awwww Lucky WIFE! My husband can’t cook, he probably can if he wants too. Your husband on the other hand is very talented cook. It shows here!Cheers,elra

  18. Wow impressive, my husband’s skills in the kichen are limited to dishes, coffee and cocktails – all very useful talents. I wish I could have some of this right now.

  19. So nice to have your hubby cook for you. I have never made quiche. Gotta try it with your version. Homemade cocktail sauce sounds great to me too.

  20. Kerstin says:

    Awww, how sweet your hubby cooked for you! And it looks so tasty with all that bacon in there – yum!

  21. Kevin says:

    That is one tasty sounding quiche!

  22. What a great husband!

  23. What a hubby!! And this looks totally delicious. Glad you had some time away from the computer as well – it’s healthy to unplug every once in a while.

  24. Sara says:

    This looks so delicious! You’re lucky that your husband cooks. Mine doesn’t cook, but he does do all the dishes, so that works for me :)

  25. Daily Spud says:

    Lovely – he sounds like a very handy hubby to have around :) And I should really think about making some chili oil, because I love drizzling it on pizza (and of course it would be very good on quiche too!)

  26. Ricardo says:

    Well that just shows your husband has a talent and should be made to work more in the kitchen lol… well done lovely quiche and well presented delicious. :)Rico-Recipes

  27. Judy says:

    You are a lucky girl to have a hubby who cooks. And what a cook! Love this quiche, I could eat it right now.

  28. I LOVE quiche! And that looks beyond fabulous.Does your husband have a brother? My sister is single…

  29. diva says:

    what a gorgeous looking quiche. Love quiche, love bacon. What a fab combo this is – just the way i like it :) Thanks for stopping by my blog. xx

  30. Sapuche says:

    Wow, your husband did himself proud with this dish! You must have been so happy to see his hard work come out of the oven so successfully! I like just about anything with bacon, but this combo looks particularly delicious. What a lucky surprise for you!

  31. Olga says:

    Must be so nice to have a husband who can cook :)The food looks fabulous!

  32. alexandra says:

    oops — that was me above. I wasn’t logged in properlyI think quiche is one of my most favorite foods! Bravo to your husband … this looks fantastic. mmmm….bacon!

  33. Lori says:

    This looks like one divine quiche. Talk about amazing flavors!

  34. Claudia says:

    I am thinking how lucky you are… my husband cooks. But err… not creatively. This looks wonderful! Great ingredients.

  35. Juliana says:

    You are so lucky…your husband cooks…and such a nice dish…I love quiche…looks really yummie.

  36. Nurit - 1fff says:

    u-la-la, that quiche sounds fantastic with all the right ingredients in it!

  37. Y says:

    Not usually a quiche fan, but that first photo looks SO good! Bacon makes the world go round :)

  38. Sophie this looks wonderful. I wish my husband liked quiche because I sure do!

  39. Muneeba says:

    Is your husband enjoying all the compliments he’s receiving through your blog?? I’ll bet he is! Well, he deserves it … bringing out his inner chef like this :)

  40. Dear Sophie’s Husband,Keep up the good work, your wife is amazing and you should cook for her all the time! Also, don’t forget the diamonds and jewelry.Thank you Sophie’s Husband,Passionate Eater

  41. ~RED~ says:

    he made this 4 u??? lucky!!!!!!!! looks awesome!

  42. Sophie, I just foraged some lovely Chanterelle mushrooms, so I hopped over to your site for the perfect recipe. And here it is, Merci! And I just added you to my blogroll!

  43. Thank you for your insightful comments. I hope to visit your website soon.

  44. Keith Hearne says:

    I like the helpful info you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly. I am quite sure I’ll learn many new stuff right here! Good luck for the next!

  45. I like this weblog so much, saved to bookmarks. “To hold a pen is to be at war.” by Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire.

  46. Wohh exactly what I was looking for, regards for posting.

  47. Warsztat says:

    Hello there, just become aware of your weblog through Google, and located that it’s truly informative. I’m gonna be careful for brussels. I’ll be grateful should you proceed this in future. A lot of folks shall be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  48. Really nice pattern and fantastic subject matter, hardly anything else we require :D.

  49. Some genuinely good blog posts on this website, thanks for contribution.

  50. I was studying some of your blog posts on this website and I think this internet site is real instructive! Keep putting up.

  51. I have been absent for some time, but now I remember why I used to love this blog. Thank you, I will try and check back more often. How frequently you update your web site?

  52. Gdansk Busy says:

    Great write-up, I am normal visitor of one’s site, maintain up the nice operate, and It’s going to be a regular visitor for a long time.

  53. Very nice design and style and superb content material , nothing else we require : D.

  54. Very interesting topic , thanks for posting . “Education a debt due from present to future generations.” by George Peabody.

  55. Thank you for sharing superb informations. Your site is so cool. I’m impressed by the details that you have on this web site. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for extra articles. You, my pal, ROCK! I found just the info I already searched everywhere and simply couldn’t come across. What a great site.

  56. Rattling nice layout and excellent subject material , practically nothing else we require : D.

  57. My site says:

    wonderful issues altogether, you simply received a new reader. What might you suggest in regards to your put up that you made a few days ago? Any positive?

  58. Very interesting points you have remarked, thanks for putting up.

  59. Simply a smiling visitant here to share the love (:, btw outstanding design and style .

  60. Very interesting topic , regards for posting . “The maxim of the British people is ‘Business as Usual.'” by Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill.

  61. Keep up the wonderful work, I read few articles on this internet site and I believe that your blog is very interesting and has circles of good info.

  62. Hi there, I found your web site via Google while searching for a related topic, your web site came up, it looks good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

  63. An interesting discussion is worth comment. I think that you should write more on this topic, it might not be a taboo subject but generally people are not enough to speak on such topic!.

  64. Robyn says:

    Very interesting subject, thanks for posting.

  65. Fantastic goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to and you’re just too wonderful. I really like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you’re stating and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it wise. I can’t wait to read far more from you. This is really a wonderful website.

  66. I really appreciate this post. I’ve been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You’ve made my day! Thx again!

  67. payday loans says:

    Great Lord, how much of an fascinating scenario. Just hada blog site I will essentially look at related factors. Prefer a pay day loan please see

  68. Yen Sedman says:

    Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything like this before. So good to search out any individual with some original thoughts on this subject. realy thanks for starting this up. this website is one thing that’s needed on the net, someone with a little originality. helpful job for bringing something new to the web!

  69. I think this is one of the most vital information for me. And i’m glad reading your article. But should remark on few general things, The website style is perfect, the articles is really excellent : D. Good job, cheers

  70. I’ve been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before.

  71. I love the efforts you have put in this, thank you for all the great blog posts.

  72. kamagra says:

    I am typically to blogging and i actually recognize your content. The article has really peaks my interest. I am going to bookmark your site and keep checking for brand spanking new information.

  73. [...] Foodie Files: It is free!   RSS – Posts You might like: 1. Ricotta & tomato Quiche 2. My husband’s Quiche with bacon, mushrooms, red onions, & cream, served with a mixed sal… Share this tasty post:Print me & PdfEmailLike this:LikeBe the first to like this [...]

  74. What’s up, how’s it going? Just shared this post with a colleague, we had a good laugh.

  75. Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I am impressed! Extremely helpful info specially the last part :) I care for such info a lot. I was looking for this certain info for a long time. Thank you and good luck.

  76. Wow! Thank you! I permanently wanted to write on my blog something like that. Can I take a part of your post to my site?

  77. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I’ll be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I’ll definitely comeback.

  78. I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the accidental misinformation that’s at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this greatest doc.

  79. Informative article, just what I needed.

Comments are closed.
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 946 other followers

%d bloggers like this: