Shepherd Pie

048 turkey shepherd pie


  • ½ pound mutton
  • 5 medium potatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoons Worcester sauce.
  • 1 tablespoon oil.
  • 2 tablespoon ginger
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste.


  • Boil and mash the potatoes, add in salt to taste.
  • Mince the mutton.
  • Chop the onion very finely, and fry it in oil until brown.
  • Add in meat and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Now add in the ginger into the meat and onion. Keep stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Now add in the pepper, salt and Worcester sauce into the meat.
  • Cook the meat until it is ready.
  • Grease the pie dish, Place the cooked meat at the bottom.
  • Now cover with a layer of mashed potatoes.
  • Make two holes in the centre and place into a moderately hot oven.
  • Bake until the potato layer is golden brown. It will take about 20-30 minutes.

Tomato-Cheese Patties


For the dough:

  • 5 cups flour
  • 1,5 cups water (warm)
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


  • 5 tomatoes
  •  200 g cheese (shredded)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • coriander leaves (cut small)
  • salt (to taste)


  1. Cut tomatoes into rings. Mix together the shredded cheese, minced garlic, cut coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  2. In the warm water, dissolve sugar, salt and butter. Add flour into it and knead the dough until it is soft. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Roll out half of the dough into a big, thin circle.
  4. Put on the dough the tomatoes circles, leaving between them about 3 cm space. Put the filling onto the tomatoes.
  5. Roll out the second half of the dough and cover with the the tomatoes with the stuffing.
  6. Place a suitable size glass over each tomato circle and cut them out from the dough.
  7. Fry the the cut out patties in a good amount of oil from both sides. When ready, place on a paper towel to drain the excess oil.

Enjoy your tomato-cheese patties!