You can make this pie strictly vegan using the coconut pastry recipe that follows; it has a lovely subtle coconut flavour and is delightfully crisp and short. Alternatively, use any savoury shortcrust pastry you like. The pie filling, with its South American flavours, can also be used for nachos, as a taco filling or simply served over the potato & kūmara mash or rice.
COCONUT OIL PASTRY
You need to soak the seeds overnight to activate their gel-like qualities.