The epitome of simple, homey comfort food, cottage pie is a casserole consisting of creamy mashed potatoes atop a rich and bubbly stew.
Cottage pie, Shepherd's pie, or hachis Parmentier is a dish consisting of cooked minced meat topped with mashed potato. Its defining ingredients are red meat and onions in gravy or sauce, with a topping of mashed potato.
Our Cottage pie is made with top graded tender beef mice in a rich gravy with carrots and peas, topped with creamy mash potatoes. The fabulous English classic, one that us - Aussies have adopted as one of the beloved winter favorites. In my case, all-year-round favorite.