|Slice of vegetable and ham quiche|
When it comes to pastry I generally refer to my bible: The Edmond's cookbook. Everyone should have one of those at home. The pastries are just divine (and I am talking from experience from before I was gluten free). So tonight I got if off the shelf and made a beautiful short pastry.
- 2 cups of all purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp of salt
- 125g of cold butter
- 1 cup of cold water
Sift the flour and salt together. Cut in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Mix to a stiff dough with a little water. Roll out very lightly and do not handle more than necessary.
Place in your dish and blind bake at 200 Degree C for about 12 minutes. Remove the baking blind material and return to the oven for about 1 minute to dry the pastry out. Remove from the oven, pour the filling into the shell. return to the oven and bake for a further 30 minutes or until the filling is golden and set.
For the filing of this quiche follow the link: http://thebakingfrog.blogspot.co.nz/2012/05/gluten-and-dairy-free-quiche-with.html