Mash Parmentier: Mash Parmentier or hash Parmentier, is a dish made from mashed potatoes and minced beef. This gratin owes its name to the apothecary Antoine Augustin Parmentier (1737-1813) who, convinced that the tuber could effectively combat famine, gave it a taste to Louis XVI.
The more general word "mince" refers to a dish in which the ingredients are chopped or minced or crushed.
Antoine-Augustin Parmentier popularized the potato in France ...
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