mini steak, onion & ale pies

by Dan K

table twenty eight

mini steak, onion & ale pies | table twenty eight

::  For most of us, the ingredients for a great Australia Day are simple – an esky filled with ice cold beer and a hot barbeque stacked with steak; a swimming pool of any form (paddling pools are entirely acceptable for young and old alike); and finally, Triple J’s hottest 100 countdown providing the day’s soundtrack.

Meat pies are a quintessential Australian love.

All over the country, bakeries compete for the title of ‘Best Pie in Aus’ and pride themselves on the flakiest pastry and most meltingly tender fillings.

We take our meat pies seriously here…

So to mark this year’s occasion, I’ve combined the classic flavours of steak and onion, added some local Little Creatures’ ale and shrunk the whole lot down to pint-sized party pies.

Tender pieces of beef, falling apart in a hearty onion gravy and surrounded by crispy, buttery pastry – topped, of course, with…

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