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Ox cheek & mushroom pie

Like many, we at Pellegrino Wines and Co love a cosy evening in with a hearty meal. Why not try the recipe below; this full flavoured and nourishing ox cheek pie is paired with our Lacryma Christi Red for the perfect night in. The rich yet delicate flavour of ox cheeks beautifully complement the spiciness and medium tannins in our Southern Italian Red Wine. Ingredients  1 large beef cheek (about 700g, cut into 2inch pieces) 1 punnet of chestnut mushrooms 50g of dried porcini mushrooms 1 large onion sliced 2 garlic cloves crushed 2 sprigs of thyme 1litre of rich beef stock 50ml of balsamic vinegar 50g of butter Tablespoon of flour Seasoning   For the shortcrust pastry – you...

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