Get RecipeBeef, Ale, and Marmite Pie
We have reached the end of May, and with it, the last dish of Marmaggedon. This recipe celebrates Marmite's salty, savory intensity, in the form of ale-stewed beef wrapped in flakey pastry. It makes for a hearty, filling dinner but could just as easily go along on a picnic as a chilled dish, instead.
Since Marmite is a by-product of the beer brewing process, it makes perfect sense to use the two together. For the filling, beef and vegetables are simmered in a mixture of ale, stock, and a full tablespoon of Marmite. The result is a rich, meaty stew, studded with herbs and mushrooms. Make sure you have enough ale to serve a few pints alongside this pie.
I hope that Marmaggedon has inspired at least a few people to go out and grab a jar of the stuff. If you've given it a try, drop me a note and let me know about all your adventures with this wonderful, divisive brown spread.