Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Shepherd's Pie Birthday Dinner for Kess

I always look forward to my birthday and Christmas. Why? Well, for those of you who know this beagle, you would know that I love to eat! I guess you could say I'm a typical Malaysian - I live to eat... (For those of you who may not be familiar with Malaysians, a typical greeting Malaysians use is "Have you eaten?"

Anyway, my human outdid herself this birthday as she made a dog-friendly version of shepherd's pie. So, whilst my humans had a seasoned version of shepherd's pie for their dinner last night, I enjoyed the same meal, minus the seasoning. It really is a quick, simple, but delicious dish, which can be prepared at the same time as the human version.

 The pie consisted of Ausstralian minced beef and carrots, lightly fried in olive oil. My human had to cook the meat separately from their meat as theirs had onions as well as other seasoning. It was then topped up with a bed of creamy mashed potatoes (with milk and butter), with a sprinkling of dried parsley. For the human version, after you've scooped out the portion for your four-legged best friend, season with salt and pepper. At this stage, you can choose to bake it in the oven for about 10 minutes or so (as it is a small bowl). However, my human had started dinner late and this beagle was hungry, so it was served as is. For the human version, you could sprinke some cheese on top of the shepherd's pie and bake for 20 minutes.
 Unfortunately, the shepherd's pie didn't hold up too well during the transfer from the rameikin to my bowl...but I didn't care because it was delicious.
 Is that all? Can I have some more?


ev said... lucky girl! Nice looking bowl too, is that new? Happy birthday, dear Kess! Miss you lots!

Jake of Florida said...

Hey, thanks for stopping by!!! It's been a long time.

I see you just had a birthday -- and so we are cohorts since I, Jake, turned 11 in January. It hasn;t affected my appetite -- nor yours, I suspect!!!

Wirey woofs,

Jake and Just Harry

Thor and Jack said...

Happy Birthday Kess!!

Thor and Jack

Molly the Airedale said...

Your shepherd's pie looks sensational, Kess! It's the perfect meal to celebrate your birthday!

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

Lorenza said...

Sure it was yummilicious!
Thanks for sharing it!
Kisses and hugs

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage said...


Both Mom and ME!

WE love all those ingredients!

Happy Kess Day!



Happy Birthday to Kess. Yes Dixie and Kess have close Birthdays! That Shepard's pie looks very good!

Thanks for signing my guest book.