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  • 350g shortcrust pastry
  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 25g butter
  • 250ml milk
  • 75g cheddar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 eggs
  • 20g Grana Padano, grated


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190c/fan 170c/gas 5. Roll out the pastry to 20p thickness then line a 23cm tart tin. Line with baking parchment and fill with baking beans then cook for 15 minutes. Take out the paper and beans and cook for another 5 minutes. Cook the cauliflower in boiling salted water until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Drain well.

  • STEP 2

    Put the flour, butter and milk in a pan. heat, whisking all the time until it comes to a simmer and begins to thicken. Cook for 3 minutes then add the cheese and stir until melted. Cool a little then stir in the mustard and eggs. Add the cauliflower and stir well, then season. Spoon the mix into the tart case, scatter over the grana padano then return to the oven for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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