This week we’ll dive into Shepherd’s pie. Also known as cottage pie or hachis parmentier. It is simple and homely comfort food with its origins in England and Ireland. In early cookery books, the dish was a means of using leftover ingredients.
The dish has many variations, but the defining ingredients are ground meat cooked in a gravy with onions, and topped with a layer of mashed potato before it is baked. Let’s get to it and cook up a delicious Shepherd’s pie of your own.