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Cottage Pie

I was brought up a Vegemite kid. What’s Vegemite?  you ask. For all of you  non Australians, it’s a black, creamy, salty, slightly bitter spread and it’s a required taste. From the lyrics of Men At Works 1981 hit song “Down Under”…I said “Do you speak -a  my language?” He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich. It’s all Australian.  Vegemite’s launching year was 1922, so it’s been around for a while.  It’s main ingredient is yeast extract, high in Vitamin B. And as the slogan song once played…put’s a rose in every cheek.   It’s usually spread on your morning toast but I’ve discovered a few recipes for this tasty ingredient..I like it so much that I have it sent over to me by anyone who’s coming my way, friends and family know that they can send me some in the post anytime,  and it’s always the first thing on my Christmas list. Here’s a recipe I make by adding a bit of Vegemite… Cottage Pie Recipe   Ingredients: Serves 4 for Dinner   800 grams lean minced (ground) …