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Daily Record Recipe – Shin of Beef in Gold Ale

Check out Carina’s recipe of Shin of Beef in Gold Ale – a fantastic recipe from her Kitchen Garden Cookbook. If you decide to make the recipe, send us a picture through our facebook or twitter accounts!

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Serves 4

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2kg shin of beef, bone in

500ml Fife Gold ale

200ml homemade vegetable stock

200g shallots, coarsely chopped

2 celery sticks, coarsely chopped

2 parsnips, coarsely chopped

2 carrots, coarsely chopped

1 bay leaf

1 sprig of rosemary

1 sprig of thyme

1 sprig of marjoram

salt and freshly ground pepper


Preheat the oven to 160° C/325° F/Gas 3.

Heat the oil in a large flameproof casserole dish.

When it is hot, add the beef. Brown on all sides and then add the ale and enough stock to reach three-quarters of the way up the sides of the casserole dish.

Bring to the boil and then add the shallots, celery, parsnips and carrots together with the bay lead, rosemary hyme and marjoram.

Season with salt and pepper.

Cover with a tight-fitting lid and bake in the preheated oven for 3-4 hours.

When it is ready he meat will be tender and falling from the bone. Test it after 2 1/2 hours. Remove the herbs before serving.