Mum’s Cheese & Potato Pie


Preparation info
  • Serves


    with leftovers
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

A comforting family recipe that is easy to make and is great all year around. Use extra mature Cheddar cheese for a tangy taste, and don’t omit the English mustard powder, as it adds piquancy to the dish. You can also use this recipe for the potato topping in Shepherd’s Pie, Cottage Pie or Fish Pie.


  • 1 kg to 1.25 kg potatoes, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 225 g


  1. Put the potato into a large saucepan along with the diced onion and boil until soft. Meanwhile pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6 and lightly butter a large ovenproof baking dish or casserole dish. (Pyrex dishes are good.)
  2. Dra