1-1/2 lbs. of potatoes, two good-sized English onions, 1 pint of milk, 1/2 lb. of Allinson fine wheatmeal, 3 eggs, 2-1/2 oz. of BUTTER, pepper and salt to taste. Peel and wash the potatoes, and slice them 1/4 inch thick, then dry them on a cloth. Chop fine the onions. Put the BUTTER into the frying-pan, and let it get boiling hot, turn into it the potatoes and onions, and fry them together, stirring frequently until the vegetables begin to brown and get soft. Make a batter of the milk, meal, and eggs, stir the fried potatoes and onions into it, and season with pepper and salt. Grease a pie-dish, turn the mixture into it, and bake the savoury for 1-1/2 hours. Serve with vegetables and tomato Sauce. This is a very tasty dish.
The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book, by Thomas R. Allinson (Year 1915)