Heat oil in an 18cm heavy based frying pan over a moderate heat. Cook and stir poatato for 2 minutes. Add bacon, cook nad stir for 3 - 4 minutes more or until the potato is golden brown. Add garlic, cook for 30 seconds. Reduce heat.
Meanwhile, preheat an oven grill.to high. Whisk eggs, cream and cheese in a medium jug.
Add peas, onion and thyme to potato mixture. Stir to distribute evenly. Season with salt. Pour egg mixture over the potato mixture. Cook without stiring for about 7 - 8 minutes or until slightly firm around the edges.
Place pan under grill. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the top is golden and set. Turn out onto a plate. Cut into wedges and serve with a salad.