Mary Berry’s Cottage Pie with Dauphinoise Potatoes

There is nothing more comforting than cottage pie. Simple, tasty and not particularly healthy, unless accompanied by a side of vegetables. It’s no secret that I am a fan of Mary Berry, and the queen of all things comforting has this pretty tasty and artery clogging cottage pie. Rich meaty mince sauce topped with a…

Purple Purdies

All hail the Purple Purdie!! Sitting there in its mighty purpleness… I should probably explain that an Irish term for the good old potato is ‘Purdie’.  But these aren’t any old purdies, no, they are Albert Bartlett Purple Majesty Potatoes. We spotted these little beauties a few weeks ago while doing our weekly shop.  My…