How To Make The Best Quiche With Claire Saffitz | Dessert Person

How To Make The Best Quiche With Claire Saffitz | Dessert Person
A quiche is simple in concept, yes, but this recipe has quite a technical process. Claire Saffitz demonstrates how to make the best quiche by parbaking the crust to prevent sogginess and ensure the structural integrity of the tall sides. Claire walks you through step by step on how to parbake and how to protect against any leaks by diligently patching the crust and setting it with a bit of egg wash before adding the crust. Follow along and give this Quiche Recipe a try – perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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All Allium Deep-Dish Quiche
Special Equipment:
9-inch springform pan, pie weights or 4 cups dried beans or rice (for parbaking), standard or handheld blender (optional)

Flaky All-Butter Pie Dough (page 333)
All-purpose flour, for rolling out and making a bit of paste for patching
4 large eggs (7 oz / 200g), at room temperature
1 medium yellow onion (8 oz / 227g), peeled and halved
Neutral oil, such as vegetable or grapeseed, for brushing
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 oz / 28g)
4 ounces (113g) pancetta or bacon, chopped
4 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
5 scallions, chopped
1 large shallot (2 oz / 57g), coarsely chopped
1 medium leek (10 oz / 283g) dark green tops discarded, white and light green stalk split lengthwise, rinsed, and chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons Diamond Crystal kosher salt (0.16 oz / 5g)
Freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
2 cups half-and-half (17 oz / 482g), at room temperature

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