Foreword (kinda): This post is seriously overdue. For that, I apologise. I started typing it out on my iPhone ages ago and work overtook my life and this blog post suffered!
Yesterday (March 23rd) I completed my Steak and Guinness pie project. This came about as St Patrick’s Day (March 17th 2010) descended and I suddenly had the urge to cook something traditional.
Having scoured the net for traditional Irish recipes I settled with Steak and Guinness pie and particularly Jamie Oliver’s Steak, Guinness and Cheese Pie. Without the cheese (no need for overkill). It became apparent that this wasn’t something I could whip up in one evening, and not on a work night (Wednesday). Especially as my boss had informed me that the longer I leave my beef to sit, the better it would taste when the pie was complete.