Category: Pies/Fillings/Pie Maker

Apple Cinnamon Pies

Apple Cinnamon Pies 1 1/3 cups pie or stewed apples 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Apricot Custard Pies

Apricot Custard Pies 1 cup drained apricot halves, chopped 4 almond or coconut macaroon biscuits, crushed 1/2 cup prepared custard 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche 3 eggs 5 green onions, sliced 1 cup asparagus pieces, drained 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese salt and pepper to taste 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Place pastry bases into preheated Pie Maker. Pour egg mixture into the base, close and cook for 10 minutes, then turn...

Aussie Bushman’s Pies

Aussie Bushman’s Pies 200g beef steak, chopped 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, finely chopped 100g field mushrooms, diced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup water 1. Toss steak in combined flour, stock powder and pepper....

Aussie Kangaroo Pie

Aussie Kangaroo Pie 500 gm Kangaroo topside, minced 1 Onion 1 cup Stock, meat 1 cup Peas, frozen 1/2 cup Sauce, tomato 1 pinch Nutmeg Salt Pepper 2 tbsp Flour Water 375 gm Pastry, shortcrust, thawed. 1 Pastry, puff, ready-made, thawed. Sauce, tomato -OR- bush tomato relish 1. Sauté...

Aussie Meat Pie

Aussie Meat Pie 500g / 1lb chuck or blade steak 2 tablespoons flour Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup water 1 x 375g / 12 oz packet frozen puff pastry, thawed Beaten egg to glaze Trim gristle and fat from steak, cut into thin shreds, then...

Aussie Meat Pies with Pea Mash

Aussie Meat Pies with Pea Mash 1 tbsp oil 1 kg diced beef 2 cloves crushed garlic 1 med onion chopped 1/4 cup plain flour 3 1/2 cups beef stock 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 frozen shortcrust pastry [thawed] fresh herbs to garnish Pea Mash:...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Photo by Denise C Bacon and Egg Pie 2 sheets shortcrust pastry 5 eggs (beaten) 4 rashes of chopped bacon Sliced tomatoes to layer 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 1/4 cup of chopped parsley 1/2 cup of cream Salt and pepper Milk to glaze # Blind bake 1 sheet of...

Beef and Guinness Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Beef and Guinness Pies Filling (makes approx 4 pies): 600g braising beef (e.g. chuck), cut into small cubes 4 Tbsp plain flour oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 5 cloves garlic, sliced finely 4 bay leaves 3 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 Tbsp...

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies 1 tablespoon oil 200g steak, finely chopped 200g mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon brandy 1 tablespoon cream 1. Heat oil in a Skillet, add steak, cook until browned. 2. Add mushrooms, brandy and cream. Cook and stir for approximately 5 minutes or until mixture thickens;...

Bread and Apple Pudding

Bread and Apple Pudding 3 slices white bread 30mL milk 2 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 grated green apple cinnamon 1. Tear bread into small pieces, place in a bowl and add milk. 2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg, sugar, apple and cinnamon. 3. Combine all ingredients...

Brekkie Pies

Brekkie Pies Makes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 rashers bacon, rind removed, chopped 200g mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 3 sheets ready-rolled butter puff pastry 2 eggs 1 cup cream baby spinach leaves, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place a...

Caramel Pear Pies

Caramel Pear Pies 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 small pears, cored and sliced 1/4 cup cream cinnamon and nutmeg to taste 1. Melt butter in a pan, sprinkle with brown sugar and allow the brown sugar to melt and caramelise. 2. Add the pears and stir...

Cheesy Beef Pie

Cheesy Beef Pie The crust of the pie is well flavoured mince , good to serve either hot or cold. Mince Crust: 500grams of mince 1 small onion grated 2 tablespoons of low carb tomato sauce 1 teaspoon of dried oregano Salt pepper to taste Filling: 1 tablespoon of...

Chicken and Leek Pies

Chicken and Leek Pies 1 chicken breast 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 25g butter 1 medium leek finely chopped 1 small celery stick finely chopped 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 6 sheets puff pastry 1 egg...

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken and Mushroom Pie Use a mixture of dried and fresh mushrooms for this pie. Serves 6 15g (1/4 cup) dried porcini mushrooms 50g (1/4 cup / 4 tbsp) butter 30ml (2 tbsp) flour 250ml (1 cup) chicken stock, warmed 50ml (1/4 cup) whipping cream or milk 1 onion,...

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pie

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pie Serves 1 50g butter 1 small red onion (80g), sliced finely 1 chicken breast fillet (200g), sliced finely 1 field mushroom (80g), chopped coarsely 2 Tablespoons plain flour 20g butter 1/2 cup (125ml) Campbell’s real chicken stock 1/3 cup (80ml) thickened cream 1 sheet...

Chicken and Vegetable Pies

Photo by Rebecca Payn Chicken and Vegetable Pies Makes 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 30g butter 500g chicken breast fillet, cut into 2cm chunks 1 leek, white part only, finely sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 Tbsp flour 1/3 cup (80ml) white wine or water 1 cup (250ml) chicken...

Chicken Pie

Chicken Pie Serves 6 people. 2 Tbsp butter 1 chopped onion 1 or 2 celery stalks 1 diced carrot Half broccoli (diced) 1 cluster of cauliflower (diced) 2 Tbsp flour (or wheat free flour) 1 cup milk 1 tsp oregano 2 chicken stock cubes 2 cups of diced chicken...

Chicken, Asparagus and Corn Pies

Chicken, Asparagus and Corn Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken, cooked and sliced 1/2 cup canned asparagus pieces, drained 1/2 cup creamed corn salt and pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add chicken and cook until browned. 2. Combine ingredients; cool. 3. Make pies as per...

Chilli Lentil Pies

Chilli Lentil Pies 1/2 cup brown lentils, cooked 1 red chilli 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 stick celery, finely chopped 1. Place lentils, chilli and tomato paste in a Food Processor. Blend until smooth. Stir celery through the mixture. 2. Make pies as per instructions. Note: This recipe is...

Chocolate Damper

Chocolate Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Spoon mixture into preheated Pie Maker and cook for 10 minutes or until golden brown....

Corn and Ham Pies

Corn and Ham Pies 2 x 125g cans creamed corn 100g ham, finely chopped 1 cup grated tasty cheese salt and pepper to taste 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Creamy Chicken with Pastry Shapes

Creamy Chicken with Pastry Shapes Serves 4 50g butter 2-3 chicken breast fillets (500g), chopped 1 leek, finely sliced 1 tablespoon plain flour 3/4 cup (185 ml) chicken stock 1/2 cup (125 ml) cream 3/4 cup (65g) button mushrooms 1 sheet puff pastry 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1. Preheat...

Creamy Seafood Pies

Creamy Seafood Pies 1 tablespoon olive oil 200g green prawns, peeled, veins removed and chopped 150g boneless white fish fillet, diced 20g butter 1 tablespoon flour 2/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook prawns and fish for 2-3...

Curried Chicken and Sweet Potato

Curried Chicken and Sweet Potato 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken tenderloin, finely diced 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cups roughly mashed sweet potato 2 teaspoons mild curry powder 1 tablespoon milk 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add chicken and onion and cook until browned. 2. Combine ingredients;...

Curried Potato Pies

Curried Potato Pies 2 cups mashed potatoes 1 cup peas, cooked 1/4 cup grated tasty cheese 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1 egg 1. Combine ingredients, mash well. 2. Make as per instructions....

Curried Steak Pie

Curried Steak Pie Serves 4 1 cup plain flour 25g butter 1/4-1/3 cup water 1kg chuck steak 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons mild curry powder 2 tablespoons plain flour 1/2 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup milk 1...

Eggs Provencale

Eggs Provencale 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/3 cup grated cheese 4 eggs pepper 1. Place pastry base into preheated Pie Maker. 2. Combine tomato and cheese, place into pastry base. 3. Crack egg on top, sprinkle with pepper. Close Pie Maker and cook for 8 minutes....

Fish Pie

Fish Pie 350g fillet of white fish, baked, poached or steamed – drained and flaked and cooking liquid reserved 1/2 cup basic white sauce 2 tablespoons grated Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon 2 potatoes, cooked 1/2 cup milk 2...

Greek Egg and Feta Pies

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Greek Egg and Feta Pies Serves 4 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 4 large eggs 30 g feta, crumbled 1 green onion, green part only finely sliced 4 black olives finely chopped 1. Preheat oven to 180 C. 2. Divide puff pastry...

Green Curry Chicken Pies

Green Curry Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 250g chicken thigh fillets, diced 3-4 teaspoons green curry paste 1/3 cup coconut milk 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup finely sliced green beans 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook chicken until browned. Add paste, coconut milk, fish...

Ham and Asparagus Pies

Ham and Asparagus Pies 3/4 cup drained asparagus cuts 120g ham, chopped 70g cheese, grated black pepper to taste 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Ham and Mushroom Pies

Ham and Mushroom Pies 30g butter 250g mushrooms, chopped 100g ham, chopped 1 tablespoon plain flour 1/2 cup skim milk 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1. Melt butter in a saucepan, add mushrooms and stir over a low heat for approximately 5 minutes. 2. Add ham and flour, stir...

Hasty Tasty

Hasty Tasty 4 slices white bread olive oil spray 2 tablespoons tomato paste 50g cabanossi, diced 50g grated cheese 1. Cut bread with large cutter. 2. Spray oil on the top and underside of each slice of bread. 3. Spread bread with tomato paste, and place into Pie Maker....

Hawaiian Chicken Pies

Hawaiian Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken tenderloin, sliced 50g ham, chopped 50g drained pineapple pieces, diced 50g grated cheese 1. Heat oil in Frypan, cook chicken until browned. 2. Combine ingredients; cool. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Herbed Damper

Herbed Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Spoon mixture into reheated Pie Maker andcook for 10 minutes or untilgolden brown....

Herbed Pork Pies

Herbed Pork Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 300g pork fillet, sliced 1/2 tablespoon apple sauce 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add pork fillet and cook for 3 minutes; cool. 2. Combine with remaining ingredients. 3. Make pies as per...

Honey Soy Chicken Pies

Honey Soy Chicken Pies 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 250g chicken mince 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoons light soy sauce 1/2 red capsicum, chopped finely 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Cook the garlic and ginger for l minute. Add the...

Lamb and Spinach Pie

Lamb and Spinach Pie Serves 6 Filling: 2 tablespoons oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lamb mince 250g small button mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 3/4 cup tomato puree 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 cup chicken stock 6 large spinach leaves milk for...

Meat Pie

Meat Pie Serves 6 Shortcrust Pastry: 3/4 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 90g butter, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons water Filling: 1 tablespoon oil 2 rashers bacon, chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 750g beef mince 2 tablespoons plain flour, extra 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup...

Mediterranean Pies

Mediterranean Pies 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 100g mushrooms 4 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 small zucchini, grated 2 artichoke hearts, quartered 1/3 cup tasty cheese grated 1. Heat oil in a Skillet; cook onion until oftened. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from...

Mexican Beef and Bean Pies

Mexican Beef and Bean Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 150g minced beef 125g can kidney beans, drained 1 tablespoon tomato paste a few drops of Tabasco sauce (to taste) 1. Heat oil in a saucepan, add the onion and mince, cook until brown. 2....

Mexican Cottage Pie

Mexican Cottage Pie 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small brown onion, chopped finely 500g beef mince 1 clove garlic, crushed 35g packet taco seasoning mix 300g can Tomato Supreme (canned tomato with capsicum and celery) 125g can corn kernels (rinsed and drained) 3/4 cup (180ml) beef stock 600g prepared...

Mini Beef and Beer Pies

Mini Beef and Beer Pies 1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 rashers rindless bacon finely chopped 1 onion finely chopped 500g beef mince 1/4 cup plain flour 375 ml bottle beer 1 cup beef stock shortcrust pastry puff pastry 1 egg beaten Preheat oven to 200C. Lightly spray muffin tin...

Mini Ham and Egg Pies

Mini Ham and Egg Pies 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed 2 slices ham, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1. Pre heat oven to hot 200°C. Using a scone cutter, cut 24 rounds of pastry to fit dome shaped pastry...

Mini Mexican Tortilla Stacks

Mini Mexican Tortilla Stacks 250g lean beef mince 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 2 tablespoons water 4 round flour tortillas 2 tablespoons refried beans 2 tablespoons taco sauce 50g grated tasty cheese freshly chopped avocado and tomatoes to serve 1. Cook mince in Frypan until browned. 2. Add taco seasoning...

Oat and Currant Tarts

Oat and Currant Tarts 1/3 cup currants juice of 1/2 orange 50g butter 1/4 cup caster sugar 1/4 teaspoon almond essence 1 small egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 sheet shortcrust pastry 2 teaspoons strawberry jam 1. In a saucepan, combine currants and juice and bring to...

Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies

Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies 1 tomato, finely chopped 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 12 small cooked prawns, peeled and deveined 1. Combine tomato, onion, tomato paste and coriander. 2. Spoon out evenly into Pie Maker. 3. Make...

Pasta Al Forno

Pasta Al Forno 1 egg 30mL milk 50g grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup pasta sauce or tomato puree 2 cups cooked pasta salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Combine egg, milk, cheese, salt and pepper, beat lightly. 2. Add pasta sauce and pasta. Mix well. With baking...

Peaches and Cream

Peaches and Cream 1 1/4 cups drained and chopped canned peaches 100g cream cheese 1 tablespoon honey 1. Beat cream cheese and honey together until soft. Stir through peaches. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Plain Damper

Plain Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup water pinch of salt 1. Combine ingredients to form a sticky dough. 2. Spoon 1/2 cup of mixture into preheated Pie Maker. Cook for 8-10 minutes....

Prosciutto, Goats Cheese and Sundried Tomato Pies

Prosciutto, Goats Cheese and Sundried Tomato Pies 4 slices prosciutto, chopped 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, drained and sliced 150g goats cheese, crumbled 1 cup baby rocket leaves, chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Pumpkin and Bacon Quiche

Pumpkin and Bacon Quiche 2 rashers bacon, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 cup mashed pumpkin 1 cup crumbed feta cheese 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons cream 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste 1. Saute bacon in Frypan until crisp, add onion...

Pumpkin and Feta Pies

Pumpkin and Feta Pies Makes 20 350g pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm cubes 2 tsp olive oil 3 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 eggs 100ml light thickened cream 100g low-fat feta, crumbled 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease two 12-hole muffin pans. Place pumpkin on a baking sheet...

Quick and Easy Quiche

Quick and Easy Quiche 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup milk 2 green onions, sliced 120g ham, sliced 1/3 cup grated cheese 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Place pastry base into preheated Pie Maker, pour the mixture into the base. Close and cook for 10 minutes then turn off...

Ricotta Titbit

Ricotta Titbit 1 egg 2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley 1 1/2 cups of ricotta cheese 4 slices of white bread butter/margarine salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine egg and parsley. Beat well. 2. Add ricotta, stir until combined. 3. Cut bread with large cutter and spread the...

Salmon and Sweet Potato

Salmon and Sweet Potato 1 x 210g can pink salmon, drained 1 cup roughly mashed sweet potato 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise black pepper to taste 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions. Note: This pie is delicious when made without a pastry top....

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties 2 cups mashed potato 1 x 110g can pink salmon, drained 2 green onions, sliced 1 egg salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Combine ingredients, mash well. 2. Grease Pie Maker and place 1/2 cup of filling into dishes. Cook for 8 minutes or until...

Salmon Pies

Salmon Pies 3 x 105g cans pink salmon, drained and flaked 1/3 cup tartare sauce 3 green onions, sliced 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Sausage Pies

Sausage Pies 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion, sliced 1 continental sausage, sliced 1 tomato, diced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon mixed herbs 1. Heat oil and sauté onion for 2-3 minutes. 2. Combine all ingredients. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Savoury Meat Pie

Savoury Meat Pie Pastry 2 cups S.R. flour 6 tablespoons butter (6 x 20mls spoons) 80-100mls cold water pinch salt 1 tablespoon butter (greasing) 1/2 cup flour extra Filling meat filling as for savoury mince Preheat oven to 190C. 1. Grease pie dish. 2. Sift flour and salt into...

Seafood and Avocado Pies

Seafood and Avocado Pies 2 tablespoons oil 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 200g fish fillets, diced 1 small avocado, diced black pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in a Frypan, cook onion and garlic until transparent. Add fish and fry until just cooked. 2. Add remaining...

Seafood and Egg Pies

Seafood and Egg Pies 100g seafood extender, diced 2 hardboiled eggs, finely chopped 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Seafood Laksa Pies

Seafood Laksa Pies 1 tablespoon peanut oil 4 green onions, sliced 300g seafood marinara, diced 2 tablespoons laksa paste 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup cooked and drained vermicelli noodles 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 1. Heat oil in Frypan. Add onions and seafood and cook for 1-2 minutes....

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie 1 1/3 cups leftover cooked mince eg. Bolognaise sauce 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup mashed potato 1. Combine mince with egg. 2. Place 1/3 cup mince in the pastry base and 1/4 cup of mashed potato on the top. 3. Close Pie Maker and cook for...

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie Cooking Oil Spray 2 brown Onions – thinly sliced 1 large Carrot – finely chopped 2 celery sticks – finely chopped 500g lean “diet” Chicken Mince or if you are vegetarian opt for lentils, lowering the fat content even more. 2 tablespoons Plain Flour 2 tablespoons Tomato...

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie Serving size: Serves 6 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 500g lean cooked roast lamb or beef 2 Tbsp plain flour 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1 cup chicken stock or water 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley 1 tsp grated lemon rind 1...

Sheppards Pie

Sheppards Pie Serves 4-6 Meat Layer: 20ml (1 Tablespoon) oil 1 large (200g) onion, diced 1 large (165g) carrot, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 kg raw minced lamb or beef (or 800g chopped cooked meat) 60ml (3 Tablespoons) tomato paste 12g (1 Tablespoon) plain flour 250ml (1 cup)...

Smoked Salmon and Asparagus

Smoked Salmon and Asparagus 2/3 cup chopped asparagus 100g smoked salmon, chopped 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 2 green onions, sliced 1 egg, lightly beaten 1. Blanch asparagus in boiling water for 2 minutes; drain. 2. Combine all ingredients. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Speedy Shepherds Pie

Speedy Shepherds Pie Serves 4 500g finely minced beef 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 445g can vegetable or beef soup 1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped Mashed Potato for topping Pre-mash your potatoes. Heat some oil in a pan and brown the...

Spicy Sweet Potato

Spicy Sweet Potato 1 cup mashed sweet potato 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Spinach and Corn Pies

Spinach and Corn Pies 1 cup chopped spinach leaves, washed 2 x 125g cans creamed corn 1/2 cup grated cheese salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Spinach and Fetta Pie

Spinach and Fetta Pie Serves 8 3 x 250g packets frozen spinach, thawed, drained 250g fetta cheese, crumbled 250g ricotta cheese 1/4 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan cheese 6 green onions (green shallots), chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon finely chopped...

Steak and Kidney Pie

Steak and Kidney Pie Serves 6 1 kg (21b) chuck steak, trimmed 250 g (8 oz) kidneys 1 large onion, chopped 2 tablespoons oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 cup (250 ml/8 fl oz) beef stock 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons soft brown sugar...

Steak and Mushroom Red Wine Pies

Steak and Mushroom Red Wine Pies short crust pastry 2 tbsp olive oil 500g chuck or blade steak diced small 1 onion chopped 200g button mushrooms diced large 2 tbsp plain flour 250 ml red wine 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 cup beef stock 1 tbsp chopped rosemary 2...

Sweet Chilli Chicken Pies

Sweet Chilli Chicken Pies 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 200g chicken tenderloin, sliced 1 stick celery, chopped 1/2 red capsicum, finely chopped 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander 1. Heat oil in Frypan, cook chicken until browned. 2. Combine ingredients. 3. Make pies as per instructions....

Tomato and Basil Quiche

Tomato and Basil Quiche 20g butter/margarine 1 leek, sliced 1 egg 1 egg yolk 150mL thickened cream 1/2 cup grated cheese 1 small vine ripe tomato, diced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese 1. Melt butter...

Tuna and Broccoli Pies

Tuna and Broccoli Pies 1 small onion, chopped 30g butter 1 tablespoon flour 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup grated cheese 1 cup broccoli florets, blanched 185g can tuna, drained 1. To make sauce: sauté onion in butter for 2=3 minutes. 2. Add flour and stir well. 3. Whisk in...

Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie Serves 4 3 eggs, lightly whisked 250ml (1 cup) milk 80g (1 cup) coarsely grated cheddar 140g (1 cup) pastry mix 1 bunch spring onions (globe onions), trimmed, thinly sliced 3 bacon rashers, rind removed, coarsely chopped 1 tbs shredded parmesan...

Vegetarian Pie

Vegetarian Pie Serves 4 4 large potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 20g unsalted butter 4 onions, sliced into thin wedges 125ml (1/2 cup) thick cream 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 375g blocks puff pastry 1 egg, beaten 1. Preheat...

Wholemeal Cheese Damper

Wholemeal Cheese Damper 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1 cup self-raising flour 60g butter 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup water 1. Sift flour into a large bowl, rub in butter and stir through tasty cheese. 2. Make a well in the centre, add milk...