Salsola Soda Quiche

This Salsola soda quiche contains an interesting grasslike vegetable more commonly known as “agretti” in Italy. It has a very pleasant tangy flavor and makes an unusual quiche. This vegetable has a very short season – you can usually find it only from April to May. So it’s a good idea to take advantage of this period to utilise its super detox properties. In fact it contains considerable amounts of vitamins A, C and especially the B group – not to mention also lots of minerals. Continue reading

Red Chicory Quiche

The red color in this Red Chicory Quiche indicates loads of nutrients and antioxidants and has a slight but pleasant bitterness to it. The mozzarella does a good job in rounding this out and adds extra protein too. Also there’s not much fuss in preparing the filling as it requires only three main ingredients: red chicory, red onion and mozzarella. No long grocery lists here! Continue reading

Cheese and Pear Quiche

There’s an old Italian proverb that says: “Al contadino non far sapere quanto e’ buono il formaggio con le pere”. Roughly translated: “Don’t let the farmer know how good cheese is with pears”. In fact this quiche demonstrates what a winning combination pears and cheese is. Somehow they complement each other perfectly. Continue reading