8 Mar 2012

Potato, onion and cheese pie

First of all I would like to apologize for my absence.
I have some family problems  and a flurry of psoriasis by stress. So, all this makes me very discouraged and sometimes sad out of the blue. I hope you know understand .

On Tuesday I woke up wondering why I had bought so many potatoes, I think I found them cheap and with a  ideal size  for roasting, but, as they were closed in the package I had no choice, bring home three pounds!!!

Happy women´s day
I made this pie on Friday, taking  advantage of good and down temperatures to use the oven
You can also add ham (I've done and looks great) or  crispy bacon intead the cheese if you like.
I hope you enjoy the recipe and have a great weekend.


Box store bought puff pastry or your favorite flaky  crust pie recipe
  • 3 Yukon gold potatoes ( more or less 1 1/2 pounds) Peeled and cut into thick rounds
  • 300 ml  heavy cream 
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed.
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature.
  • 2 white big onions finely sliced 
  • Rosemary ´s fresh leaves
  • 150 g (1 cup and a half) Gruyere or Ementhal cheese cut into small dices
  •  sea salt
  • 1 large egg yolk,for egg wash

  • Cover potatoes with water in a medium saucepan.Add salt. Bring to boil.cook until just tender Drain and reserve
  • Bring cream and garlic to boil in a small sauce pan. Cook until reduce by a half and reserve
  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat add onions , cook, stirring occasionally  until softened. Remove from heat and reserve.
  • Preheat oven 250°C or Medium for gas ovens 
  • On a lightly floured surface , roll out and trim dough into two 13 by 6 inch rectangle.
  • Set one rectangle on a parchment lined baking sheet Top with the half of the potatoes then the half of soften onions and cheese, season with a little salt and rosemary´s leaves. repeat layer with remaining potatoes, onions and cheese. Spread with the reduced cream and cloves.
  • Brush overlap with water to seal and cover with remaining dough rectangle.
  • Gently press edges with a fork to seal.
  • Mix egg yolk with the reduced cream leftover and brush.
  • Bake until golden brown.Transfere pie to a wire rack, and let stand 15 minutes before serving 
Serves 6


    Helene said...

    Sorry to hear, hope you get better soon. Nice pie.

    Isabel - Frabisa said...

    Preciosas fotos, eres una artista!

    un beso

    Mari said...

    Lovely pie pictures, it looks delicious Sylvia! I hope everything get better. Take it easy ans relax as much as you can.


    Madelief said...

    Dear Sylvia,

    So sorry to hear you are having family & health problems. I hope they will be solved soon. Your pie looks delicious and your photo's beautiful as always.

    Please take care dear friend.

    Lieve groet,

    Madelief x

    kankana said...

    I hope you feel better soon! As for this dish.. seriously delicious. I have all the ingredients at home. This might be our dinner tonight :)

    beleye said...

    Te deseo todo lo mejor, querida Sylvia. Un abrazo!

    England Furniture said...

    This potato, onion and cheese pie sounds wonderful. Thanks for the recipe and all the great photos.

    quinn said...

    The pie looks delicious, and your photographs are, as always, perfection.
    I hope things in your life have settled down now and you are feeling much better!

    Aldy @ Al Dente Gourmet said...

    I'm sorry to hear that :( I hope you feel better soon. And get some free time to relax. The pie looks deliciously good!

    Take care <3

    Lori Lynn said...

    Your photos are as lovely as ever Sylvia.
    I hope you're feeling OK.

    Chocolate Shavings said...

    I'm glad you're posting again - and what a beautiful post to start with!

    WokandSpoon said...

    Hope your family and health problems disappear soon. Your pictures are lovely as always.

    Mary said...

    This really looks delicious. I am new to your blog and have spent some time browsing through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary