- 8 rashers smoked streaky bacon or about 175g ham, chopped into pieces
- 8 eggs
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…
- 200ml milk
One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…
- 50g strong cheddar, grated, plus extra for sprinkling, if you like
Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…
Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. If you’re using bacon, put it into a large frying pan and cook over a gentle-medium heat. Stir occasionally until golden and beginning to crisp up.
Line a roasting tin, about 20 x 28cm, with baking parchment – just scrunch it roughly at the corners. Whisk together the eggs and milk in a large jug or bowl, then stir in the bacon or ham, plus any fat from the pan, the cheddar and some seasoning. Pour into the tin, scatter with a bit of extra grated cheese, if you like, and bake for 30-35 mins until golden and set. Carry to your picnic in its tin and eat hot, warm or cold, with bread, cherry tomatoes and a few salad leaves.