Recipe Hogmanay Steak Pie
the pan, reduce the heat, and simmer until meat is tender (roughly 1 hour 40 minutes).
Alternatively, pop in a covered oven dish at 160C, and simmer for 1 hour 40 minutes.
If the gravy is still feeling a little thin, drain into a pan and reduce.
If need be, it can be thickened slightly with a mixture of soft butter and flour.
Add a little at a time and whisk through
Let mix cool, cover, and put in refrigerator for a couple of days.
ASSEMBLY AND COOKING
Wash pie dish with a beaten egg.
Pop mixture into a pie dish and bring to room temperature.
Take out your pastry and score very lightly.
Place across the pie dish, crimp, and egg-wash the top.
Bake in a medium to hot oven (210C) until pastry is crisp and heated right though
Serve hot with vegetables and tatties for the perfect January 1 family feast.
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