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Elements

    • 500g potatoes, peeled and reduce into massive chunks
    • four eggs, plus 1 additional, overwhelmed, to glaze
    • 500ml skimmed milk
    • 600g skinless white fish (reminiscent of hake, cod, coley or haddock), reduce into chunks
    • 30g low-fat unfold
    • 35g plain flour
    • 100ml dry white wine
    • 2tbsp non-pareille capers
    • 200g frozen leaf spinach, thawed and extra water squeezed out
    • Zest 1 lemon (non-obligatory)
    • 320g pack ready-rolled reduced-fat puff pastry

Technique

  1. Deliver the potatoes and four eggs to the boil in 2 separate pans of chilly water, cut back to a quick simmer as soon as boiling, then cook dinner for eight min. Drain the potatoes and set them apart. Put the eggs in a colander and funky beneath chilly operating water, then peel, chop coarsely and put aside.
  2. Warmth the oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/gasoline 7. Warmth the milk within the saucepan you used for the potatoes till steaming however not boiling, then add the fish and poach for three min. Take away the fish with a slotted spoon and put aside, reserving the milk within the pan.
  3. Soften the unfold within the pan you used for the eggs, then stir within the flour, mixing effectively to kind a thick paste. Add the wine and cook dinner, stirring, for two min to scale back. Steadily add half the reserved milk, stirring effectively after every addition, till it’s included. Add the remaining milk together with the capers and cook dinner for just a few min extra, stirring till thickened and easy. Add the potato chunks, spinach, chopped eggs and lemon zest, if utilizing. Flake within the fish, stir gently to mix and season with freshly floor black pepper.
  4. Spoon the combination right into a 1.5–1.6 litre pie dish and brush the rim with among the overwhelmed egg. Unroll the pastry excessive, then trim, leaving a 3cm extra all spherical. Roll up the surplus pastry so it rests on the rim of the dish, then press down on it with a fork to crimp and seal. Brush throughout with extra overwhelmed egg. Utilizing the tip of a pointy knife, make a gap within the prime for the steam to flee. You need to use just a few pastry offcuts to embellish the pie, in case you like, sticking them on with overwhelmed egg.
  5. Bake for 20–30 min till the pastry is golden.