Mix Flour, Salt and Sugar
Grate the cold butter and mix with the flour lightly with the help of fork
Add Vanilla extract and Egg and bring the dough together.
Do not knead or overwork the dough.Do not add water.
Once the dough comes together, wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for an hour
After an hour, dust the kitchen counter with flour and roll the dough into a large circle and place gently in the tart mould
With the help of your fingers, press the dough gently towards the mould
Once the dough is takes the shape of the tart pan, cut all the extra part from the top with the help of a butter knife.
Refrigerate the tart pan lined with dough for atleast half hour.
Preheat the oven at 175C.
After the tart pan is chilled remove from the refrigerator and line with butter paper.
Top the butter paper with beans, lentils or pie weights and bake for 25 minutes
After 25 minutes, remove the butter paper and pie weights, and bake the tart base again for 10 minutes.
Once baked well, remove from the oven and leave to chill