Recipe compliments of "A Taste of Guyana" - Dr. Odeen Ishmael.
Ingredients6 oz short crust pastry
6 oz minced raw beef
6 oz yams or potatoes
Shallot and celery
Salt and pepper
1 egg, beaten
- Make pastry.
- Cut the yams (or potatoes) into cubes, chop the onion and mix them with the minced beef. Season carefully, divide into four portions, and moisten with meat stock.
- Divide the pastry into four pieces. Roll each piece into a round shape, one-eighth of aninch thick and 3 inches in diameter,
- Place mixture on each round. Dampen edges of the pastry. Fold in half so that the pastry covers the meat. Press edges together with a fork.
- Glaze with beaten egg and bake in moderate oven for 15 minutes, then reduce heat and continue to bake for 1 hour.