Far Eastern Pie


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Marvellous Meals with Mince

Marvellous Meals with Mince

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2012

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When I first made this pie you could not buy tinned coconut milk so I had to invent a laborious method of boiling fresh coconut in milk. Thankfully there is no need for that now! If possible always use whole spices and grind them yourself – they are far more aromatic.


  • 500 g spinach, stalks removed
  • sea salt
  • 50 g butter</


Plunge the spinach into a saucepan of boiling salted water for a minute, or until the leaves go limp. Drain and press out any liquid. Roughly chop the leaves.

Heat 25 g of the butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the coriander, cinnamon and turmeric and cook for no more than