Meat Pie

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  1. Fry the bacon and onion over a low heat until the onion is soft.
  2. Add the chopped steak.
  3. Pour in the water and season with the salt, pepper, and thyme.
  4. Then add the celery.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 1½ hours.
  6. Mix the flour with a little water to a smooth, runny mixture (roux), then stir this into the meat mixture.
  7. Stir until the mixture thickens.
  8. Pour into a deep pie dish.
  9. If you are making small pies, then line small pie dishes with the pastry and fill them with the meat mixture.
  10. Wet the rim of the pie with milk or beaten egg.
  11. Place a layer of pastry on top of the pie to form a lid.
  12. Trim the lid to the shape and size of the pie dish.
  13. Press the edges together with a fork to seal.
  14. Make some steam holes in the top and glaze with beaten egg or milk.
  15. Bake in a hot oven for 30 – 40 minutes (maybe less for the smaller ones).