Category: Eggs

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Although quiche is considered a classic French dish, it actually originated in Germany in the medieval kingdom of Lotharingia, which the French later renamed “Lorraine“. The word “quiche” itself comes from the German word “kuchen“, meaning “cake“. Quiche is a savory dish consisting of a pastry crust filled […]

Shirred Eggs With Spinach

Shirred Eggs With Spinach

These are shirred eggs, or oeufs en cocotte as they are known in France. It’s a fancy name for something truly simple. Shirred eggs are really just baked (or coddled) eggs typically with the addition of cream, fresh herbs, and a little cheese, although the permutations […]

Egg-In-A-Hole

Egg-In-A-Hole

Egg-In-A-Hole is what I call it.  But there are many other names for this delightfully simple recipe:  “bird in a nest,” “egg-in-a-hat,” “toad-in-a-hole,” “one-eyed-monster,” “tigers-eye,” “bullseye,” “private eyes,” and even “barn-yard,”  If you are interested in learning about the backstory of this simple dish, I […]