British Recipes > London Pie

How to make London pie:
A 1950s recipe from London.


1lb extra lean minced beef
1 large onion, peeled and grated
1 coursley chopped cooking apple
1 tablespoon sultanas
1/8 pint stock
2lb potatoes, cooked and mashed
1 dessertspoon curry powder
fresh tomatoes, cut in half
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- Mix the meat with the curry powder, onion, apple, sultanas and stock.
- Put into a square oven-proof dish.
- Spoon or pipe the potato on top in squares like a chessboard.
- In the spaces left between the squares, put a half tomato cut side upwards.
- Cook for 1 hour at 375 degrees F.