Paté Chinois translates from French as Chinese Pie. It’s an odd name for a French Canadian dish that doesn’t have any connection to Chinese food. The history of the name has been traced back to the Chinese cooks who worked at the camps for the railway builders in the late 19th century. Ground beef and potatoes were cheap and a dish could be spread out to feed many people
You can check out the 4 recipes I did up as examples, as well as see everyone else's creations on the Daring Kitchen page.
It was a lot of fun hosting the challenge and seeing all the variations that folks came up with. I hope to have the opportunity to host again one day.