This light and creamy fish pie is perfect for lazy summer evenings. Make ahead and freeze until you want to eat it.
Fish pie is a traditional British dish. The white fish in sauce under a topping of mashed potato is the ultimate in comfort food. Fish pie is an adaptable dish, you can use whatever fish or shellfish you have in. Some recipes add boiled eggs, some recipes use white sauce and some use cheese sauce. Whatever recipe you use you know that you will have a family friendly dish. Fish pie can even be made ahead of time and frozen until you want to eat it.
There are many benefits to eating fish on a regular basis. Fish is low in fat and high in protein as well as providing many vitamins and minerals that benefit the body. It is also quick and easy to cook, perfect for a midweek meal.
Cooking in the summer time is always difficult. The weather can be warm and humid which suppresses the appetite. Hot days are perfect for salad but the British summer often comes with rain. Light and creamy fish pie is perfect for days like this. It is warm and comforting but still light enough to eat on a warm day. This large fish pie will feed a family with plenty of leftovers. Take the opportunity to invite some friends for dinner.
This creamy fish pie cooks a mixture of white fish and prawns in a sauce of cream and wine for a lighter summery taste. The addition of peas and dill lifts the flavour. A topping of mashed new potatoes with cheese and spring onions adds another dimension to the taste.
A light and creamy perfect for a late summer dinner.
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How to freeze the fish pie
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