Onion gravy

Serves 8. Takes 30 mins. You’ll need:

Check your stocks of butter, Worchestershire sauce, mustard, sugar, red wine, and cornstarch.

  1. Slice the onions (finely, radially).
  2. Melt 50g butter in a frying pan.
  3. Dump in the onions and fry on medium-high for 5 mins.
  4. Put beef stock in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
  5. Stir in 2 tsp sugar and fry for another 5 mins.
  6. When they’re golden brown, pour in a few glugs of red wine and reduce the heat to low.
  7. Add in the herbs, 1 tsp mustard, and 1 tsp Worchestershire sauce.
  8. When the liquid is reduced, sprinkle over 1 tbsp cornstarch and stir.
  9. Pour in the stock. Salt and pepper to taste.