Serves 4


  • 650g Stewing steak – cut into large dice
  • 60g Plain flour
  • 250g Onions – cut into 1 inch dice
  • 175g Flat field mushrooms – in strips
  • 250g Button mushrooms – cut into halves
  • 10g Garlic – finely chopped
  • 50ml Olive oil
  • 5g Dried ceps
  • 300ml Meantime London Pale Ale
  • To taste Sea salt & pepper
  • To cover Water


Dry the meat on a kitchen towel, dust with flour, brown in hot olive oil until dark golden.

Add the onions & garlic, sweat well giving a little colour.

Add the dried ceps and fresh mushrooms, cook out.

Add the ale, cook for 10 mins.

Just cover with water, place lid on pan and place in a low oven 150 C for approximately 1 ½ hours.

When cooked remove from the oven, allow to rest slightly.

Great with creamy mash.