Go Back

Veronica Lavenia
Course Main
Cuisine Sicilian
Servings 8


  • 1 kg 2 pounds-4 ounces potatoes
  • 2 leeks
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 60 g 2 ounces butter
  • 100 g 3½ ounces-½ cup capers
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated pepper
  • 70 g 2½ ounces Sicilian cheese with chilli (or other hard cheese)
  • 1 sheet or about one 14 ounce package puff pastry


  • Peel the potatoes and let cook with leeks (washed and cut).
  • Once cooked, sieved potatoes and seasoned with butter, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the capers, fresh grated pepper and mix.
  • Roll out the pastry on a baking sheet greased or covered with parchment paper.
  • Cover with the mashed potatoes and add the cheese diced.
  • Bake, in preheated oven, for 20 minutes at 180°C (350°F/ gas 4).