I suck at pastry. Making it, cooking it. Actually I can eat it so not all bad. Anyway this creation is called Steak and Guinness Pie and it was…not bad. Actually it was really nice.
And I’m beating myself up a bit because I should be on the rowing machine instead of sitting on my backside writing this. But what the hell, I can start rowing tomorrow, right? I mean I might forget the recipe for this pie if I don’t write it down immediately.
- Stewing steak
- Salt, pepper and dried herbs
- Portobello mushroom
- Beef Stock
- Tomato paste
- Olive oil
- Pre rolled puff pastry
- Beaten egg
First coat the beef in the flour and seasoning and fry in olive oil.
Now add the vegetables, Guinness, stock and tomato puree:
Now pop in the oven and let it cook for a couple of hours. Once all thickened up transfer the filling to a pie dish:
Now carefully unroll your pre-rolled puff pastry sheet and lay over the dish, trim and cover with beaten egg. Bake until it nearly burns but you remember just in time and pull it out of the oven burning your finger.
Then serve it up with mashed potato and peas. Although as usual I didn’t bother: