Meat and potato pie
|Meat and potato pie|
Place of origin
Region or state
|Cheshire. Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Cumbria|
|Pastry shell, potatoes, lamb or beef, carrots, onions|
|Cookbook:Meat and potato pie Meat and potato pie|
Meat and potato pie is a popular variety of pie eaten in England. A meat and potato pie has a similar filling to a Cornish Pasty and differs from a meat pie in that its content is often minced and usually less than 50% meat. They are typically eaten as take-aways.
It consists of a pastry casing containing: potato, either lamb or beef, and sometimes carrot and/or onion. They can often be bought in a speciality pie shop, a type of bakery concentrating on pies, or in a chip shop.