- STEP 1
Pre heat oven to gas mark 6.Rinse the spinach and cook briefly in the water that it holds. Drain well - I put it in a small colander with a dish on top with a set of old weights in. Get rid of as much liquid as possible.
- STEP 2
In a bowl combine the soft cheese, grated cheddar. egg and spinach.
- STEP 3
Add grated nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste. Leave to cool slightly whilst you roll the pastry.
- STEP 4
Put rolled pastry onto a 30cm enamel pie plate - I find that the pastry cooks better on these.
- STEP 5
Add the filling. Use the second egg to brush round the edge before adding the top.
- STEP 6
Crimp the edges to seal, glaze with beaten egg then sprinkle the crushed walnuts on top.
- STEP 7
Bake for 30minutes until the top is golden.