Golden Fish Pie

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Appears in
The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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We often have variations offish pie for a family supper, and this one is popular with its golden orange top of mashed sweet and ordinary potato. For an extra treat, you can add a few shelled mussels to the fish. Serve with a simple green salad.


  • 500 g (1 lb) sweet potatoes (the large, orange-fleshed kind), peeled
  • 375 g (


Steam or boil the sweet potatoes and the ordinary white potatoes until very soft. This takes approximately 20 minutes. Mash the potatoes together with 50 g (2 oz) of the butter and season to taste wi