Enoki Quiche

Enoki Quiche

300g enoki mushrooms
45ml butter
1 packet puff pastry
4 eggs
250ml sour cream
250ml cheddar cheese, grated

Preheat your oven to 200℃ and spray a 23cm diameter loose-bottom pie tin with cooking spray.
Put a frying pan on medium-high heat and wait for it to warm up.
Add the butter, wait for it to melt and then add the mushrooms. Fry until golden.
Take the mushrooms from the heat and set aside.
Line the prepared pie tin with the pastry and prick the base all over with the tines of a fork.
Line the pastry case with baking paper and dry beans and bake for 20 minutes.
Remove the beans and paper and bake the shell for another 8 minutes.
Remove from the oven and lower the oven temperature to 180℃.
Add the eggs and sour cream to a mixing bowl and whisk together.
Scatter the enoki mushrooms over the base of the pastry shell and pour the egg mixture over.
Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake the quiche for 40 minutes.
Serve warm (not hot!) with a salad on the side.

Egg and Veg Muffins

Egg and Veg Muffins

These are the easiest and quickest muffins you will ever put together. Have them for breakfast, brunch or as a lunchbox snack. Yields 12 muffins.

6 eggs
125g cream cheese, room temperature
250ml milk
5ml salt and a few grindings of black pepper

Preheat your oven to 180℃ and spray a 12-hole muffin tin with cooking spray.
Add the eggs, cream cheese and milk to a mixing bowl and whisk together.
Pour the mixture three-quarter-full in the prepared tin and then fill each with your choice of vegetable.
Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden brown.
Allow the muffins to cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the muffin tin.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

Suggested fillings:
broccoli
cubed cheese like feta or mozzarella
tomato
red onion
baby marrow
baby spinach
leftover chicken or other meat
herbs
asparagus