A steak pie is a traditional meat pie served in
Britain. It is made from stewing steak and beef gravy, enclosed in a
pastry shell. Sometimes mixed vegetables are included in the
filling. Steak pie is subtly different from
Steak and kidney pie.
Left: Steak pie and
Ireland Guinness Stout is added along with bacon and onions. It is
commonly referred to as a Steak and Guinness Pie (or Guinness Pie
for short). The dish is often served with "steak chips" (thickly
sliced potatoes fried, sometimes fried in beef dripping).
are also available from chip shops, served with normal chips,
referred to in Scotland as a steak pie supper.
A steak pie supper is usually accompanied by salt and vinegar,
however around Edinburgh a combination of spirit vinegar and brown
sauce, known simply as "sauce" or "chippie sauce", is popular. The
precise proportions of each ingredient are unique to each take-away.
Other types of steak pie are available around the world, including
in Australia and New Zealand (see
Australian and New Zealand meat pie).