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Robin's Recipe: Old, Cheese, Tomato & Onion Pie

Old Ale features in Robin's latest recipe, a delicious Old, Cheese, Tomato and Onion Pie. Enjoy whilst sitting in front of a roaring fire on a cold winter evening. 

Cheese Pastry: 

  • 8oz Plain Flour 
  • Salt & Pepper 
  • 1/4 tsp English Mustard Powder
  • 3oz Butter 
  • 4oz Grated Cheddar Cheese 
  • 2-3 tbsp Old Ale 
  1. Place ingredients in a mixing bowl, rub in butter and cheese.
  2. Add Old Ale to form a firm dough.
  3. Place in fridge. 



  • Knob of Butter 
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil 
  • 4 Large Onions (sliced) 
  • 4 Tomatoes 
  • 6oz Grated Cheddar Cheese 
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic 
  • Salt & Pepper 
  • Paprika 
  • Fresh Rosemary and Basil (chopped) 
  • 1 tsp of Worcester sauce
  • 1 tsp of Old Ale 
  1. Fry onions and garlic until soft. 
  2. Divide pastry into two and roll out, line a pie dish with half.  
  3. Layer cheese, onion, tomatoes and repeat. 
  4. Season layers with herbs, salt, pepper and smoked paprika. 
  5. Finish with a layer of cheese. 
  6. Place on pastry lid, glaze with milk, decorate with leaves/shapes from left over pastry. 
  7. Bake for 35 minutes, gas mark 6-7 until golden. Serve hot or cold with a glass or two of Old. 


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