Leek and Goat Cheese Quiche - Brasserie Septentrion (Wit, Blanche)

To accompany a Wit-style white beer with Sichuan berries, you can opt for a dish that goes well thanks to its own taste characteristics. A Leek and Goat Cheese Quiche could provide an interesting contrast with beer, thanks to the sweetness of the leeks and the slight acidity of the goat cheese.

Ingredients for 2 people:

  • 1 ready-to-use shortcrust pastry
  • 2 large leeks, washed and sliced
  • 200g fresh goat cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 200ml fresh cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Instructions :

  1. Preparation of the Base :

    • Preheat your oven to 190°C.
    • Spread the shortcrust pastry in a tart pan, prick the bottom with a fork, and blind bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  2. Cooking Leeks :

    • In a frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add the sliced ​​leeks, lightly salt, and cook until tender and slightly caramelized. Let cool.
  3. Preparing the Device :

    • In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the crème fraîche.
    • Incorporate the crumbled goat cheese, then add the cooled leeks.
    • Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg.
  4. Assembly and Cooking :

    • Pour the leek mixture onto the pre-cooked tart shell.
    • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the quiche is golden brown and the mixture is firm.
  5. Service :

    • Let the quiche rest for a few minutes before serving.
    • This quiche can be served hot or at room temperature, accompanied by a green salad for a light meal.

The combination of sweet leeks and creamy goat cheese in the quiche makes a great accompaniment to a Sichuan Berry Wit Wheat Ale, creating a balance between the spicy complexity of the beer and the comforting simplicity of the dish.

Cheers & Stay Brewtiful!