Ingredients For the pastry •175g plain flour, plus extra for dusting •Salt •75g butter, plus extra for greasing (Alternatively, use ready-made pastry)
For the filling •250g cheddar, grated •200g veal bacon, chopped •5 eggs, beaten •100ml milk •200ml double cream •Salt •Freshly ground black pepper •2 sprigs of fresh thyme
Preparation 1 To make the pastry, sift the flour and a pinch of salt into a large bowl. Rub in the butter until you have a soft breadcrumb texture. Add enough cold water to make the crumb mixture come together to form a firm dough, then leave in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.