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Shepherd’s Pie

Thanks to my current teeth issues, sloppy food is the order of the day.

So I didn’t need any further encouragement to make a lovely Shepherd’s Pie.

Now, I was tempted to post this over on Scampi and Chips but as it isn’t really Scampi or Chip related I didn’t feel it appropriate. Of course, it isn’t striclty golf related either so do watch out for yet another new publication coming soon where we can really tackle the world of food.

But for now, it can go here….

Finely chop some carrots, onions and garlic

Finely chop some carrots, onions and garlic

Sweat them off gently, whilst simultaneously boiling some potatoes

Sweat them off gently, whilst simultaneously boiling some potatoes

Remove the softened vegetables and add mince to the pan

Remove the soften vegetables and add mince to the pan

....and brown it off nicely

....and brown it off nicely

and then reintroduce the vegetables

and then reintroduce the vegetables

Then add oxo cubes and some gravy.  It's fine to use granules.  Fuck off purists.

Then add oxo cubes and some gravy. It

Mash the potatoes with milk, butter and plenty of salt and pepper.  Allow to cool, as this will make construction of the pie easier....

Mash the potatoes with milk, butter and plenty of salt and pepper. Allow to cool, as this will make construction of the pie easier....

Add the meat to the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then evenly top with the cooled mashed potato

Add the meat to the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then evenly top with the cooled mashed potato

Top with cheese.  I used red leicester, but it does stink a bit.  Cheddar would be fine.

Top with cheese. I used red leicester, but it does stink a bit. Cheddar would be fine.

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or so

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or so

Serve....

Serve....

...and enjoy!

...and enjoy!

6 Responses to “Shepherd’s Pie”

  1. October 11th, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    David says:

    Needs some peas. Peas would finish it off nicely.

  2. October 11th, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    Stan says:

    You know my feelings about peas

  3. January 22nd, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Irish Dave says:

    What kind of mince did you use?

    Beek or Lamb?

  4. April 16th, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    stan says:

    always beef mince

    i know that is technically a cottage pie… but like i said in the article – fuck the purists

    beef mince ftw

  5. April 23rd, 2009 at 11:12 pm

    David says:

    Did you reply to this whilst at work?

    Tsk Tsk Tsk

  6. April 23rd, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    David says:

    FTW -Fort WOrth Texas? Are you a Bush fan?

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