Flemish Beef Casserole is a traditional Belgian stew, ideal for cold winter evenings.
5 onions, sliced
800g braising steak
300ml dark beer
1 slice of bread spread with mustard
1 piece of dark unsweetened chocolate
1. Melt the butter in a pan and then add the onions and fry until lightly browned. Once browned, remove from the pan and reserve. Cut the meats into 2 ½ cm (1 inch) cubes and fry until brown.
2. Place the onions and meats into a casserole dish, pour over the beer and add the slice of bread and the chocolate.
3. Bring to the boil on the hotplate, then transfer to the main oven.
4. Set the main oven to 140ºC (275ºF),Gas Mark 1 and place on the grid shelf on the fourth set of runners down and cook for about 3 hours.