Irish Shepherd’s Pie

A couple of years ago, I wrote about Corned Beef and Cabbage not being a traditional Irish dish but a dish embraced by Irish American immigrants.  I admit I’ve never been to Ireland even though some of my ancestors came from there. I’ve never had an Irish cook fix this for me, but you know I love to read and learn.  From my research I learned that originally shepherd’s pie was made with minced lamb and mashed potatoes. Cottage pie was made with minced beef and sliced potatoes on top like shingles on a roof.  St. Patrick’s Day is coming and I’m celebrating with this classic dish.
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