- 600g potato, thinly sliced
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 1 large onion, thinly sliced
Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 100ml double cream
- 100ml crème fraîche
- 4 tbsp chopped parsley
One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…
- 4 tbsp chopped dill
- zest 1 lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 2 x 375g packs all-butter puff pastry
- a little flour, for dusting
Flour is a powdery ingredient usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As…
- 650g side of salmon, skinned and pin-boned, cut crossways into 3cm slices, then cut in half lengthways to get thick fingers
With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…
- 1 egg, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
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Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Par-boil the potato slices for 2-3 mins. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.
Gently fry the onion in the oil for 10 mins until lightly golden. Cool slightly, then stir in the cream, crème fraîche, herbs, zest and plenty of seasoning. Pour over the potatoes and mix very gently.
Roll out one pack of pastry on a lightly floured surface to a 35 x 35cm, then lay on a large baking sheet. Pack ¼ of the potato mixture down one side of the pastry, leaving a 5cm border. Arrange ½ of the salmon on top to cover the potato. Cover the salmon with ¼ of the potato. Brush the pastry all the way round with beaten egg and fold over the pastry. Trim the edges and crimp with your fingers, or seal with a fork. Make decorative fish for the top, if you like.
Roll out the remaining pastry and repeat the process, using up the rest of the potato and salmon. Chill for 30 mins.
Brush the pastries all over with beaten egg. Bake for 40 mins. Leave to rest for 10 mins if serving hot, or serve cold.