― When I first set out to make this meal, it was supposed to be a crispy topped Cumberland pie. However, I ran out of puff part way through it - and discovered how yummy just the beef part of the recipe could be on its own. ∙ As with a lot of my recipes these days, this one has taken bits from several different recipes. However, the original inspiration came from the BBC Good Food website and their Crispy topped Cumberland pie. ∙ The original version was made with feather blade [...].