Gardenscape Quiche: Beautiful Edible Art
If you haven’t already seen the culinary trend known as “gardenscape focaccia,” it’s worth the google image search. The premise is simple: use vegetables to design a garden scene on top of focaccia dough before baking to yield beautiful, edible art.
Since bread is rarely part of my diet these days, I decided to try this trend with quiche instead. This was my first attempt, and it turned out okay. I mean, the quiche was delicious, and it was fun to have different pieces with different flavors. But the design of it was a learning experience that revealed what to try next time.
As you can imagine, uncooked quiche is much less firm than uncooked bread, so applying the toppings was a delicate matter. I think next time I’ll try half-baking the quiche before adding the toppings so they don’t sink down quite as much. Frankly, the pre-baked version was more attractive, but the finished product was still super fun.
Toppings used for this Gardenscape Quiche:
All ingredients were purchased at the Portland Farmers Market!
Support your local farmers!