Match of the week
Steak and Stilton pie with London Porter
The other day I won a selection of Pieminister pies in a raffle and as my husband was away rather sneakily found myself scoffing them for supper (until guilt set in and I put the rest in the freezer). As I also had some beers to taste from a new Marks and Spencer range I decided to pick one to partner with each pie and the combination that really impressed me was their London Porter with the Pieminister ‘Moo and Blue’ (aka steak and Stilton).
The beer is made for M & S by the excellent Meantime Brewery in Greenwich and contains a range of seven different malts which creates a really rich chocolatey flavour. I think the combination would have been pretty good with a steak pie on its own but the Stilton added an extra slightly bitter edge which made this a perfect combination.
I hope M & S manage to keep this ambitious range which includes beers from all over the UK, in stock. The London Porter is a bargain, for a fine beer, at £1.99.
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