|Place of origin||France|
|Main ingredients||Potatoes, meat, sauce lyonnaise|
|Cookbook: Hachis Parmentier Media: Hachis Parmentier|
In haute cuisine, hachis Parmentier (French pronunciation: [aʃi paʁmɑ̃ˈtje]) is a dish made with mashed, baked potato, combined with diced meat and sauce lyonnaise and served in the potato shells. In general use, a simpler version is the French equivalent of cottage or shepherd's pie.
The dish is named after Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, a French pharmacist, nutritionist, and inventor who, in the late 18th century, was instrumental in the promotion of the potato as an edible crop. The word "hachis" means a dish in which the ingredients are chopped or minced, from the same root as the English word "hatchet".
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