Scoop the browned steak into a bowl as you fry. Quick cookies, indulgent brownies, family tray bakes and more, Take a look inside our new Christmas issue, Count down to Christmas with craft beers, whiskies and gins, Best DIY restaurant meal kits and recipe boxes, Giant champagne and lemon prawn vol-au-vents, Lamb kofta puffs with tahini and tomato sauce. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. Add the warm beef stock and hot water and stir everything together, bringing the stew to a simmer. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Preheat the oven to 425°F. Return to a gentle simmer, cover and cook over a low heat for 2 hours-2 hours 30 minutes, or until the meat is very tender. Add a pinch more sugar if needed, depending on the bitterness of the beer used. Brush the edges of the dish with some milk and lay the pastry over it. Cut a strip of pastry to sit around the rim of the dish. Leave to cool completely, then chill overnight (this prevents the cheese dissolving into the gravy and the pastry from melting on top before baking). Add the flour to the saucepan and stir round, releasing all the crusty pieces stuck to the sides. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface until about 5mm thick, and just a little larger than the pie dish. We may then apply our discretion under the user terms to amend or delete comments. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. Decant the stew into a pie dish that is big enough to leave 3-4 cm space at the top. You can unsubscribe at any time. When all the ale has been incorporated, add the herbs and sugar. Put an egg cup or a ‘ceramic blackbird’ in the middle of the dish. Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly. Check seasoning. Heat the oil and add the beef in a single layer, turning it in the heat until it is well browned. Bring to a simmer, then return the steak to the pan along with the stock. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. Reduce the heat slightly and add the onions to the pan with a dash more oil, if needed. Cut a small steam hole in the top, and bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden, puffed up and bubbling. Roll the pastry 1/4-inch thick. Ease the outer skin from the kidneys, cut away the middle white fibres. Post moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Lift the pastry lid over the top, press along the rim to seal, trim away any excess and crimp the edge. Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings. Using a kitchen towel, carefully grip the skillet … It’s getting cold, the nights are fair drawin’ in and I fancy a home-made steak and kidney pie with mounds of buttery mash. Brush some of the beaten egg along the rim of the dish. We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention. Reduce heat to medium-low and add butter to pan. Transfer to a 2 pint pie dish and cool to lukewarm. Brush the rim of the pie dish with some beaten egg and apply the strip. https://www.baconismagic.ca/canada/steak-and-mushroom-pie-recipe Choose a heavy bottomed casserole dish with a tight-fitting lid. Crimp the edges of the pastry and press it down to seal along the edges. By entering your details, you are agreeing to olive magazine terms and conditions. Season well and stir in the vinegar. The stew is ready when the meat is tender and moist, the gravy thick and tasty. Glaze with more of the egg, and decorate with any pastry off-cuts, if you like. Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. Brush with beaten egg yolk and bake in the middle shelf of the oven for 15 minutes, until the pastry is browned and risen then lower the heat to 180c/Gas Mark 4 and finish heating through for 20 minutes more. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface until about 5mm thick, and just a little larger than the pie dish. Already have an account with us? Heat the oil in a casserole or heavy-based lidded pan over a high heat, and fry the steak pieces until deep golden brown all over (you may need to do this in batches). Tip into a lipped pie dish. Brush the edges of the dish with some milk and lay the pastry over it. You can make a complaint by using the ‘report this post’ link . Perfect for a comforting meal on chilly winter nights. This helps to keep the kidneys from going tough. Crumble the cheese into large pieces and stir through the cold filling mixture. Lift the pastry lid over the top, press along the rim to seal, trim away any excess and crimp the edge. Brush some of the beaten egg along the rim of the dish. Sprinkle over the flour and stir until combined, then slowly pour in the ale, a little at a time, stirring continuously until the flour has absorbed the liquid and expanded (this prevents clumps from forming). Trim the beef of excess fat and cut into 3-4cm pieces. Add the thyme, fit the lid tightly and cook in the bottom of the oven for at least 1 ½ to 2 hours, checking after an hour to make sure the stew has not dried out. Put an egg cup or a ‘ceramic blackbird’ in the middle of the dish. Thanks! A golden-crusted puff pastry pie, stuffed with braising steak, blue cheese, brown ale and thyme. This will help the top to stay on. Decorate with pastry trimmings, make a steam hole in the centre of the