Get back to basics with this ham and cheese quiche.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz flour
  • 4 oz butter
  • 6/7 tea spoons of cold water
  • 2 tea spoons of salt
  • filling:
  • 4 oz chopped ham
  • 2 oz grated cheese
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 150 ml milk
  • 150 ml cream

Method

  • Sieve flour and salt into bowl.
  • Add butter and rub into flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Sprinkle water over crumbs.
  • Mix to a soft paste then refrigerate for 30 mins.
  • Lightly grease 8 inch flan tin.
  • Line flan tin with pastry blind.
  • Bake for 10 -15 mins at 175°C.
  • For the Filling:
  • Mix egg, milk and cream together.
  • Put chopped ham and cheese in to quiche base.
  • Pour egg mix on top.
  • Bake at 180°C for 35 minutes.

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