Sift together plain flour,sugar and salt.
Cut butter into chunks, it should be cold and rub into the flour mixture, it should resemble breadcrumbs
Slowly add chilled water and bind all the ingredients in a dough. Don’t knead the dough.
Dust kitchen base with flour. Divide the dough in 2 parts. Roll the dough on the kitchen base with a rolling pin. Cover the rolled pie crust with cloth so it doesn’t dry out.
In a bowl, add nutmeg cinnamon powder, 2 tbsp flour and sugar to the apples.
Preheat the oven to 180C with a buttered pie pan in the center of oven.
Place one rolled crust pie on the buttered pie pan. Press the crust towards bottom and the edges.
Put the apple slices with sugar and spice on the pie crust. Add some butter on top.
Cover the pie pan with another rolled crust and secure the edges, if desired or simply arrange the slices in a pattern over the crust
If covering the pie then do cut out slits as air vents
Bake the apple pies in preheated oven at 180C for 1 hour or until crust becomes golden brown.
Cut the pie in wedges and serve warm.