Make your steak taste great!

Want to know what makes Jake’s Steak and Chips taste so darn good? The sauces of course! Now you can try and recreate both in the comfort of your own kitchen using Jake’s recipe and cooking method below.

Peppercorn sauce.

You will need:

  • 1l double cream
  • 50ml brandy
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 2 tbsp cracked black pepper 
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce
  • 60g beef bouillon   
  • 25g butter

Method:

  1. Finely dice the onion and crush the garlic, and then place into a heavy based pan.  Add butter and sweat until soft.
  2. Add mixed spice and pepper
  3. Turn up the heat and add brandy. Simmer until almost gone.
  4. Add cream, horseradish and bouillon and then bring to the boil.  Once boiling reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, whisking frequently to prevent sticking and to help the bouillon dissolve.
  5. Add more pepper if you like it stronger.

Stilton Sauce

You will need:

  • 1l double cream
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp french mustard
  • 60g vegetable bouillon
  • 25g butter
  • 500g strong blue cheese

Method:

  1. Finely dice the onion and crush the garlic, and then place into heavy based pan.  Add butter and sweat until soft.
  2. Add ginger and pepper
  3. Turn up the heat and add wine. Simmer until almost gone.
  4. Add cream, mustard and bouillon and bring to the boil.   Once boiling add cheese, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes whisking, frequently to prevent sticking and to help cheese and bouillon dissolve.

We would love to know how you got on and if your sauces were a success? So please upload a few snaps to our Twitter and Facebook pages, using the hashtag #cookcreatecelebrate.

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