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Learn to make Homemade Quiche in a private online class!
Approximately 1.5 hours
English or French
Your host Melissa
Food has always been at the center of Melissa's life. Originally from France, Melissa moved to Washington DC with her family. She loves exploring new ingredients found in the US and preparing from scratch dishes for her family and friends. Being involved in various aspects pertaining to food, Melissa is often inspired by blogs, recipe books and the produce that is in season at the farmer's market. Melissa worked in international development for several years and now focuses her efforts on culinary experiments and adventures. She is eager to host travelers through interactive online classes to share her expansive knowledge of food and culture.
Learn to make a savory zucchini quiche and French salad dressing from scratch!
Private, one-on-one online instruction with a French native
Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Washington DC, USA (GMT -4))
Melissa is typically available for classes only in the morning and early afternoon as she takes care of her kids in the evening
Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
Travel from your own home and learn French culinary traditions!
You will need a rolling pin and parchment paper if preparing the crust from scratch
What will you cook together
Zucchini quiche, a savory custard in a flaky pie crust
Classic French salad and vinaigrette from scratch
IngredientsSee Full Ingredient List
2 cups flour
1 stick butter
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup water or milk
*If you prefer to use a premade pie crust, ignore above 4 ingredients
4 cups zucchini, sliced into quarter inch thick rounds (can also use broccoli or asparagus instead)
1 cup (200 ml) half and half OR ½ cup heavy cream and ½ cup milk
1/2 cup (50 g) parmesan, grated OR goat, swiss cheese or cheddar cheese
1 tbsp fresh basil or mint, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Mesclun or other salad greens
4-5 red radishes, thinly sliced or cherry tomatoes (optional)
1/2 tsp shallot, minced (optional)
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp sherry, red or white wine vinegar
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (or sunflower or colza oil)