Jachtschotel – Hunter’s Casserole

Jachtschotel Hunters Casserole

Jachtschotel, which translates as “hunter’s dish” is similar to what we call Shepherd’s Pie. in that it consists of layers of meat, potatoes and vegetables. What makes this Dutch hunter’s casserole different are the layers of finely sliced apples. This dish was traditionally made with leftover bits of venison after the end of the hunting season – hence the name – but our version uses easy-to-find beef.

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Baeckeoffe – Alsatian Meat and Potatoes Casserole

Baeckeoffe - Alsatian Meat and Potatoes Casserole

A mix of sliced potatoes, sliced onions, cubed mutton, beef and pork which have been marinated overnight in Alsatian white wine and juniper berries and slow cooked in a sealed ceramic casserole dish. Leeks, thyme, parsley, garlic, carrots and marjoram are other commonly added ingredients for flavour and colour.

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Beef Mince and Pawpaw Casserole

Bermudian Pawpaw Casserole

Paw Paw Casserole is one of the more popular ways to enjoy paw paws. This dinner idea is great for large families or get-togethers. While it is a popular dish in Bermuda it solely is depended on the years harvest for locally grown pawpaws. Many local residents have pawpaw trees growing right in their back yards! If not then you can always purchase from local farmer markets or grocery stores, when in season.

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