Tourtiere


My dad & I both love to fish. (circa 1974)
my dad turns 80 this year and this is his favourite recipe.
I love you, Dad

Tourtiere

1 medium onion finely chopped
1 stalk celery, diced
1 lb ground pork
3/4 c hot water
Sauté onion and celery in shortening. Add meat and  water. Cover bring to a boil then cook at 3 or 4 (just bubbling now and then) for 30 minutes.

3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp marjoram
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Add seasonings cover and cook for 5 minutes longer, drain water. Cool.

Make our GF pastry (or use your own!)

Empty into pastry-lined pie-plate and cover with pastry, leaving a vent in the centre for steam. Brush top layer of pastry with sweetened milk. Bake at 450F until crust is golden brown; reduce to 325F and bake for 30 minutes longer.

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