Category Archives: pies

Potato~top Mince Pie

Some might call this a cottage pie. I don’t. 500g beef mince 2 onions, chopped finely 2 carrots, one grated, one sliced or diced 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tsp mushroom soy … Continue reading

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Chilli Pies

On Friday I made a big pot of my internationally famous chilli, and invited my friends and colleagues around for dinner. One by one they didn’t show up. I was left with a pot of chilli. So I mixed in … Continue reading

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Alan’s Seafood Pie

Alan’s Seafood Pie If I put my name on it, you can tell I am pleased with it.  My original contribution to this traditional British dish is the hint of lemon in the mash.  I think it really works. Ingredients   200g … Continue reading

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Turkey and Mushroom Filo

A collaboration between Lyn and me, these turned out really well.  Delicious! This recipe made six small pie-sized and six large muffin-sized filos. 300 g (approx) left-over roast turkey, chopped or shredded 1 onion finely chopped 200g mushrooms sliced a rasher of … Continue reading

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Chicken & Chorizo Pie

  The best pies down at the servo are chicken & chorizo. I reckoned I could do that.  So I had a go. Mine are better. Ingredients 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs cut into bite size pieces 150g chorizo or … Continue reading

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Chicken, Bacon, Leek & Potato Pie

Winter has come on really hard.  It is wet and windy and cold.  It was already dark when I headed home from work this evening. It has been a trying day, and I needed something warming and cheery.  Comforting.  I … Continue reading

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