Poverty Pie

Recipe by Pink Penguin
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • Mix all the flour and butter together with your fingertips until you end up with something that looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Gradually, add enough cold water to form a dough; refrigerate for an hour (optional).
  • While the dough is chilling, boil the cubed potatoes till very soft and fry the onions and garlic together in a little oil.
  • Drain potatoes.
  • Add the soy sauce and black pepper; mix onions with the potatoes, plus with a little of the potato water to make the mixture really creamy.
  • Add half the cheese.
  • Roll the pastry to about one cm or 1/4" thick and put in a lighty greased pie pan.
  • Spread the mixture out in the pastry lined pan and top with the last of the cheese and the parsley.
  • Bake in an oven preheated to gas mark 5/190C/375F for 40 minutes.