1 box of dumpling mix

7 rashers thick smoked bacon, cut into strips

1 bag of frozen mixed vegetables

1 large tin of corned beef

2 pints of boiling water

10tsp gravy granules

3 sprigs of thyme

4tbsp Henderson’s relish

Make the 2 pints of gravy.

Cut up the corned beef and add it to a large stew pot or slow cooker along with the frozen vegetables, thyme, relish and gravy. Stir well and season with salt and pepper.

If you are cooking it in the oven then its 190c (gas 5) for 2 hours but if your in the slow cooker then its high for 3-4 hours.

Half an hour before the cooking time is up, make the dumplings according to the packet, place on top of the hash.

In the oven cook for a further 25-30 minutes or slow cooker 35-40.

If you want a crust on the dumplings then cook with the lids off.

Perfect for those winter days!