Steak & Ale Pie


Steak & Ale Pie


1/2 tbls olive oil

1kg cubed braising steak

2 garlic cloves

1 roughly chopped onion

2 chopped carrots

500ml Strong Ale

4 beef stock cubes

1 vegetable stock cube

1/2 tsp chili powder

Handful of fresh thyme

300g ready to roll puff pastry

1 egg, to glaze

Salt and pepper to taste


Heat the oil in the pan with the onion and garlic.

Add the steak and cook until the meat is seared all over and there is no pink.

Pour in half the Ale and allow to simmer for a minute, then pour in the rest with the thyme, chili powder and salt and pepper to season.

Crumble in the beef and vegetable stock cubes. Add in the chopped vegetables.

Simmer for 10 minutes and then transfer to a large casserole pot.

Pop the dish into the oven at 180°c / 350°f or gas mark 4 and leave for at least 1 ½ hours.

20 minutes before you serve, roll out the pastry and cut an appropriate size top for your pie. Take the dish out of the oven and ladle the meat into the pie dish. Pop on the top on the dishe and put back in the oven for 20 minutes.

Take out of the oven and leave to cool.


Products used

Home Made Stoneware Small Oval Pie Dish

Home Made Stoneware Large Oval Pie Dish

Home Made Stoneware Small Round Pie Dish

Home Made Stoneware Large Round Pie Dish

Home Made Fluted Round Pie Dish

Master Class Ceramic Non-Stick Eco 26cm Fry Pan 
Natural Elements Stoneware Casserole Dish 

Kitchen Craft Oval Handled Professional Stainless Steel Pastry Wheel 
Kitchen Craft Oval Handled Stainless Steel Pastry Brush 
Master Class Quarry Marble Rolling Pin and Stand