A little something for the weekend.
Leek and Blue cheese Tarts.
Makes 6 small tarts. I use the mini tart tins with a removable base, I think I got them in Sainsburys.
6oz shortcrust pastry
2 leeks chopped
100g blue cheese
150ml double cream
2 TBspns chives
salt and pepper
1 clove garlic crushed
Line the tart tins with pastry and bake blind for 12 minutes.
fry off the shallots in a little oil, till just golden, add the garlic and leeks until the leeks are soft.
add 1 TBspn plain flour and the chives. mix well.
add the salt and pepper
Beat the eggs and cream.
Fill the pastry cases with leek mixture top with crumbled blue cheese .
Pour the egg/cream mixture over each tart
Bake at Gas mark 4 for 30-40 minutes, till set and the pastry is golden.