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Beef and Potato Gratin

Today's recipe was inspired yet again on my willingness to try new things. So many times you hear how classic recipes shouldn't be bastardised by adding or subtracting ingredients rendering them inauthentic. Rubish I say! For all we know hundreds of years ago someone added something, to so called classic dish, and elevated it to new heights. Here I've done just that. A reimagined classic as I like to call it. I took the humble cottage pie and instead of a mashed potato topping, I took herb infused cream and Gruyère cheese potatoes, taking a cue from the French potato gratin, all with a small Portuguese accent ;)

It turned out amazing and will become a classic in it's own right. Happy cooking. XOXO

Beef and Potato Gratin (Cottage Pie Redux)

Serves 6

12 inch cast iron skillet or round oven proof dish

600 g. Minced beef (12% fat)

1 kg. Potatoes, peeled and sliced to 1/4 inch

2 Large onions, cut in half and sliced thin

4 Garlic cloves, minced

1 tbsp. Red w