Roasted Garlic & Herb Mashed Potatoes:
Australian Meat Pie:
of Preparation for Mashed Potatoes:
In soup pot place potatoes and enough water to cover, on a medium heat. In a small sauce pan heat milk & butter until hot. Potatoes are done when they fall off fork, about 20-25 min. Drain potatoes of all water and using a potato ricer, rice potatoes into a warm bowl, add garlic puree, milk and butter, mix completely. Add parsley and chives season with salt and pepper to taste. Reserve hot for pies.
Method of Preparation for Meat Pies:
Toss beef with flour and season with salt and pepper. In heavy bottom non-reactive frying pan render bacon until half cooked, add onions and garlic and saute until onions are translucent. Add oil and when hot, brown the beef on all sides, while cooking sprinkle with nutmeg, celery salt and thyme. Turn heat to low and deglaze pan with beer, next add beef stock, simmer 1 minute mixture will thicken. Add Worcestershire and season as necessary with salt and pepper. Reserve hot for pies. Put 3 ounces of potatoes into each pie shell, divide meat mixture among the four potato filled pie shells. Drizzle with tomato sauce (ketchup).