This dish is beautiful with the sweetness of the port and depth of a good beef stock. The herbs make it so savoury and tasty. A big bowl of this with warm crusty bread makes my family and friends happy anytime of the year...enjoy!
You can make this dish in advance a day or 2 and refrigerate ready for the oven. Also leaving the mince to cool before placing in the dish makes the potato a little easier to spread.
Made this for my friends and they absolutely loved it as did my husband and I. Due to not having enough of some ingredients I only put half a mug of port in, adding a bit more water, and I used fresh dill, parsley and thyme from the garden but only 2 x teaspoons of each, which came through but didn't overpower the flavour. I also sprinkled the mash with strong cheddar cheese as I like it and so do my friends. - 09 Oct 2017
Lovely easy recipe. I sprinkled cheese on top resulting in a gorgeous golden finish. Living alone, I found this great to microwave leftovers for a quick meal after work. - 30 Apr 2017
- 19 Jul 2012 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)