An aloo pie is a variant of the samosa popular in Trinidad and Tobago. It is a soft, fried pastry made from flour and water, and filled with boiled, spiced and mashed potatoes (aloo being the Hindi word for “potato”) and other vegetables like green peas or chana dal (split chickpeas without their seedcoat).
Category: Savoury Pies
Bundevara is a common Serbian sweet pie made with grated pumpkin and filo pastry. A number of Serbian pies are made with filo, called “kore” in Serbian language. A common Serbian pie not made with phyllo is called štrudla. To add to the confusion, it is not similar to strudel, but rather to the nut roll.
A golden-topped chicken pie without even switching on the oven? Yes you can, with a clever polenta crust that needs just five minutes under the grill. Underneath, there’s a quick-cooking combo of chicken, leek and vegetables that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
These charming pies are the traditional accompaniment to, Ukha (a fish soup). Their name comes from the Russian rasstegnut’, ‘to come undone’, because the pies fanciful shape (with their filling exposed) makes one suspect they’ve popped open in the baking.