Mix the flour and salt in a bowl. Add the quark, water and vinegar, and mix quickly to create a soft dough – do not knead. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough (approx. 28 cm in diameter), place in the prepared tin. Prick the base firmly with a fork. Cover the dough with baking paper, weigh down with dried pulses.
To blind bake
Approx. 15 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 200°C. Remove from the oven, and remove the baking paper and pulses.
Combine the quark, eggs and milk, season. Add the pumpkin, cheese and thyme, mix, spread on top of the pastry. Scatter over the bacon.
Return to the oven
for approx. 35 mins. on the bottom shelf of an oven preheated to 200°C.