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Eggy crumpets with ham and Emmental

Serves 4

These are great for a savoury breakfast or a midday snack.

4 crumpets

4 slices of cooked ham
4 slices of Emmental
2 eggs, beaten
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Vegetable or corn oil for frying

Cut the crumpets in half horizontally and sandwich the ham and cheese between them.

Season the eggs, heat a couple of tablespoons of vegetable oil in a frying pan, dip the crumpets in the egg and fry them for 2-3 minutes on each side until crisp; serve immediately.