• It’s International Beer Day, a time when you can have your beer and eat it too! Ranging from light meals and hearty stews to decadent chocolate treats, we’ve rounded up 8 recipes to make with beer.

    recipes to make using beer

    Beer-battered cajun french fries

    Cr-r-rispy on the outside and soft as a pillow on the inside, you’ll never want to have regular french fries again after trying these!


    Peri-peri prawns in beer sauce

    With extra malty complexity from beer, these succulent prawns only require 20 minutes to make from start to finish!


    recipes using beer

    Beer-battered fish with watermelon salad

    Serve these crispy beer-battered fish strips in charred soft corn tortillas for a taco night with friends!


    Fritada de gallina (Chicken braised in beer and orange juice)

    Serve this succulent, flavour-packed chicken stew with fluffy rice or toasted bread to mop up the delicious sauce.


    Beef short-rib in stout with harvest veggies

    We’ve taken classic winter comfort food and gave it a gourmet twist. This beef short rib in stout with harvest veggies is the perfect winter warmer meal.


    Bitter chocolate & stout tart

    With the addition of stout to the creamy baked chocolate filling, this is no ordinary tart!


    recipes using beer

    Beer brownies with caramel, hazelnuts and pretzels

    Do you enjoy a cold beer and snacks while watching the game? Then these brownies are right up your street!


    Stout hot chocolate

    Cuddle up by the fire and sip on this decadent stout hot chocolate on a rainy evening.

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    Kirsty is the food assistant on the Food&Home team. Usually baking up a storm, snapping pics on her camera or buried in her beloved recipe books, she also spends her time tinkering on the piano, doing contemporary dancing and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.