Sea Pie

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • 6


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • lb. stewing steak
  • seasoned flour
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 small turnip
  • hot stock or water
  • suet pastry, using 8–12 oz. flour, etc.


Cut the steak into thin slices about 2 in. square. Dip the meat in the seasoned flour. Cut the prepared vegetables into thin slices or dice and place in a stewpan with the meat and cover with the hot stock or water. Simmer very gently for about 1½ hr. Roll out the suet pastry to a round a little less than the top of the stewpan and place on top of the stew. Continue cooking for 1 hr. Garnish with chopped parsley.