Spinach & Cheddar Quiche

Base:
150 g whole wheat flour                      
25 g grated parmesan
75 g butter, diced                              
30 – 45 ml cold water
pinch of salt
Filling:
450 g fresh spinach                        
50 g cheddar cheese, grated
150 ml evaporated milk                   
2 eggs
2 ½ ml nutmeg                                 
salt & ground black pepper
extra parmesan cheese
1.        Pastry: Sift flour with salt into a mixing bowl. Tip the bran in from the sieve.
2.       Grease a 20cm glass quiche dish.
3.       Add the butter & rub into flour.
4.       Add grated parmesan cheese.
5.       Using a round bladed knife, mix in enough water to make a firm dough.
6.       Turn out dough onto a floured board & knead slightly.
7.       Roll out & use to line the quiche dish.
8.       Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.
9.       Filling:  Preheat oven to 190*C (375*F).
10.    Wash the spinach well, discarding the stalks & tough leaves.
11.     Chop finely & cook till just done in the microwave. (adding no water)
12.    Place all other ingredients (except the parmesan) into a bowl.
13.    Add the cooked spinach & mix until well blended.
14.    Pour into chilled pastry case.
15.    Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.
16.    Bake quiche for 35 minutes or until firm & golden brown.
17.    Remove from oven & leave until cool.
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