1 pint of mashed POTATOES, 1 oz. of butter, 4 tomatoes, pepper and salt, 1 tablespoonful of finely chopped parsley. Mix the butter well with the mashed POTATOES, season with a little pepper and salt. Butter 8 patty pans and line them with a thick layer of potato; place 1/2 a tomato in each, with a little of the parsley and a dusting of pepper and salt. Cover with mashed POTATOES, and brown the patties in the oven.
The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book, by Thomas R. Allinson (Year 1915)