For the topping:
Cook the potatoes for 10 mins until starting to soften.
Drain & cool under cold running water then coarsely grate.
For the filling:
Melt the butter in a small pan or in the microwave.
Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/gas mark 3.
Season the beef with salt & pepper.
Heat the oil & butter in a heavy based pan. As soon as it's smoking, add the meat & brown on all sides. Remove & set aside.
Add the onions to the pan & brown them lightly in the fat from the meat.
Add the thyme & stir to combine. Remove the onions & set aside.
Add the flour to the pan & stir over a low flame until a dark gold roux has formed.
Pour in the beer & the stock, add a pinch of salt, pinch of pepper, sugar & vinegar. Bring to the boil, stirring all of the time & simmer over a low flame for 15 mins.
Transfer all of the meat & onions into a large ovenproof dish & strain the sauce through a fine sieve over the mixture.
Cover & place in the oven for 3 hours until the meat is tender & the sauce reduced & slightly thickened.
Turn up the oven to 190°C/ gas mark 5.
Sprinkle the grated potato over the meat filling & dot with butter.
Place in the oven for 30 mins until the crust is nice & crispy.
» Metric Converter
We offer our financial instrument- lease BG/SBLC for such business covering Aviation, real estate development, oil and gas, bio tech, heavy construction involving dams, irrigation scheme, Hospitality, Foods industry, telecoms, laboratory etc. For further details contact us with the below information.... Contact : Mr. Sorin Lassmann Email: email@example.com Skype ID: ls.nicu
» 9h ago