Party Fillet


  • 1 medium fillet, cut into six thick steaks
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 45ml (3tbsp) butter
  • 15-30ml (1-2 tbsp) readymade mustard
  • 125g creamy blue cheese, crumbled
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) cream
  • 30ml (2tbsp) brandy
  • parsley or thyme to garnish


  1. Brush each steak with olive oil and just before cooking season.
  2. Heat a generous splash of oil in a large frying pan and add the butter. Fry the steak for about 3-5 minutes per side for medium rare. Set aside to rest and make the sauce.
  3. Add the mustard, crumbled cheese and cream to the pan and stir until the cheese has melted. Warm the brandy and add to the sauce and ignite.
  4. Once the flames have ceased serve the steak with sauce poured over. Garnish with parsley.