A little more than a normal casserole.
- In a small bowl combine the flour, salt and ground black pepper. Coat the diced beef with this mixture.
- Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add the meat and brown well. Pour this into a 2 pint casserole dish.
- Return the pan to the heat and add the onion, carrots and garlic to it. Sauté for 5 to 10 minutes or until onion is tender. Add the wine, bay leaf, parsley, thyme. Pour over the meat
- Bake, covered at 175 °C for 2 ½ hours. Remove cover and add mushrooms and bake for 30 minutes more.