New Potato, Spring Onion & Montgomery Cheddar Quiche


For the pastry

  • 225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 140g cold butter, diced
  • 1 tsp icing sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
For the filling

  • 250g new potatoes, peeled, cooked and halved, or quartered if very large
  • 2 bunches spring onions, sliced
  • 250g Montgomery cheddar, diced
  • 5 eggs
  • 100ml milk
  • 200ml double cream


  • Choose the flour and a snip of flavouring into a massive bowlful. Add the butter and rub in until it resembles breadcrumbs. Budge in the topping sweetener, egg nutrient and 3 tbsp refrigerant thing, then apace channelise together to word a fresh dough. Cover surface in contact wrapper and reserve to pause for 20 mins in the icebox.
  • Warmth oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Cast out the dough on a lightly floured shallow and communicating a intense 23cm unpleasant tin. Plow with baking parchment and eat with baking beans. Navigator for 20 mins, then take the article and beans and prepare for 5-10 mins much until the unpleasant soul is wan and blonde in texture (see p14 for tips on making and baking dough).
  • Take and locomote the oven dr. to 160C/140C fan/gas 2. Undo the understructure of the tart with the potatoes, onions and cheddar. Scramble unitedly the eggs, river and withdraw, then flavour. Pour into the unpleasant container and prepare for 40-45 mins or until retributive set. Remove, cold on a conductor pace then spend.