Onion and Parsley Cobbler

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • tops a casserole for

    6 to 6

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  • 280 g (10 oz) plain flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 125 g (4 oz) butter or lard
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped


Sift the dry ingredients together, and cut in the fat, and then rub in lightly to form a breadcrumb texture. Stir in the parsley. Beat the yoghurt and water together, and stir into the flour mixture to form a soft dough, adding more water if necessary. Roll out to about 2.5 cm (1 inch thick, and cut into rounds.

Bake on a sheet for 12 to 15 minutes at 200°C/400°F/ gas mark 6, and arrange around the top of the casserole. Alternatively, transfer the meat to an ovenproof serving dish, arrange the scones around the top, and then bake.