Seldom things are as simple or comforting as a cheese and potato pie on a cold wintry night.  Cheap and easy to prepare this meal is great for busy families and quick fix dinners.


Serves: serves 4-6

  • 2 pounds, potatoes , boiled &  mashed
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 pound grated mature cheddar
  • ¼ teaspoon English mustard powder
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons double cream


  • Butter a large casserole dish.
  • Add the butter to the mash and beat well. Add the beaten eggs, beat in really well.
  • Add HALF of the grated cheese, cream, mustard powder and mix well, the mixture should form a soft dropping consistency.  If too dry add a little milk.
  • Pour into the greased casserole dish and level with a spatula, then sprinkle over the remaining grated cheese.
  • Bake at 190 degrees centigrade/gas 5 for 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown


Serve as a stand alone dish, with red cabbage, buttered leeks, spinach or a seasonal salad