|Place of origin||United Kingdom|
|Variations||Cumberland pie, Shepherdess pie|
|Media: Shepherd's pie|
The term "shepherd's pie" did not appear until 1877, and since then it is sometimes used synonymously with "cottage pie", regardless of whether the principal ingredient is beef or mutton. In the United Kingdom, the term "shepherd's pie" is typically used when the meat is lamb.
- The Shepherdess pie is a variation made without meat (vegetarian) and sometimes without dairy (vegan).
- The Cumberland pie is a version with a layer of breadcrumbs on top.
- A St. Stephen's Day pie is made using turkey and ham.
- A similar English dish made with fish is a fish pie.
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- "What is Cumberland Pie?". Retrieved 6 December 2010.
- "BBC - Food - Recipes : Turkey and ham pie". Retrieved 7 December 2015.
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