This is a simple beef stew with an incredible sauce. We often turn it into a pie by covering the cooked stew with a pastry crust and baking a bit.
This is beef braised in beer. A good cold weather dish that is lovely with mashed potato and cabbage.
Black and Tan is an alcoholic “beer” drink, made from a combination of Stout and Ale. The default beers used are Guinness for the stout, and Bass Ale for the ale. The Guinness used should be the Draught, not the Extra Stout. In America, bartenders are careful to pour the beers together in a manner…
The name of the drink “Black and Tan” comes from the colours of the uniforms of the British troops in Ireland before creation of the Republic.
The upside of this cake is that it’s a make-ahead cake. That’s also the downside — don’t plan on serving it a few hours from now.
This recipe is as tasty as its name implies.