This is a Philippino dish with absolutely gorgeous flavours. It's fantastic in the slow cooker, left to simmer all day and infuse your house with sweet fragrance.
Brown stewing steak (around 500g), then add 1 onion and 2 cloves garlic. Stir in 2 tbsp flour, then mix in 3/4 pint beef stock gradually. Add 4 tbsp soy sauce, 4 tbsp wine vinegar, 1 tbsp sugar, bay leaves, salt and pepper.
Bring to boil then put everything in the slow cooker on low for 8-10 hours.
Before serving, stir in juice of 1 lime.
Serve with rice and carrot sticks.
Variation: add carrot and celery into the slow cooker.