That one photo got quite a few likes and comments... my brother was amazed that a meal would cause such online chatter hehe
I am making another one today. When I spoke to mum on the phone in South Africa yesterday, I asked her what meal she would like on her first evening in London.. and she said it was a toss up between sausages and mash, and... you guessed it!
Hence another cooking in the oven currently.
So, what is the difference between a Cottage Pie and a Shepherd's Pie? I have been asked this a few times.
It's all down to the meat used! Beef mince used for the former, and lamb mince for the latter.
I make a simple pie: lean mince; tomato basil sauce; dollop of Mrs Balls chutney; diced carrots; petit pois; mashed potato; grated cheese on top.
Simple to make, filling to eat, a hearty meal on a chilly winter's day!