Preheat oven to
350°. Put the meat in a 9 x 13 inch glass pan, sprinkle with half the
onion, salt, PEPPER
and GARLIC. Toss to coat, put
potatoes on top with the other half of the onion and spices. For topping,
sift flour, salt and baking powder in a roomy bowl. Add room temperature
butter, spices and milk, stir well. Dust the table and rolling pin with
flour, roll out the topping gently, turning twice. Drape over pan and
trim the edges. Seal the edges with a fork, poke a few holes in the crust.
Brush with an egg yolk whisked with 1 TB. water if you desire a deep golden
crust. Bake one hour. Serve squares of golden biscuit alongside the meaty
filling. Spoon up the delicious juices for topping.
Serves: 6, with
Prep. time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour .