1,5kg Soft shin or chuck steak, cubed

30ml Cake flour

15ml Ground coriander

1 Onion, diced

3 Celery stalks, diced

2 Carrots, diced

8 Rashers streaky bacon

1 Head of garlic, separated into cloves

750ml Red wine

12 - 16 Baby onions, peeled

300g Baby black mushrooms

40ml Fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste



1. Dust the beef with the flour and coriander, and fry in batches until it is well browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.

2. Fry the onion, celery, carrots, bacon and garlic until soft and slightly browned then deglaze the pan with a little red wine.

3. Add the baby onions, beef and the rest of the red wine, and simmer until the meat is tender, about an hour and a half.

4. Add the mushrooms and cook for a further 10 minutes.

5. Mix through the parsley, adjust the seasoning and serve with creamy mashed potatoes.

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