Stovetop, Pot (large), Peeler
Cut the beef into large chunks.
Peel the onion. Cut the onion in half & then into thin slices.
Peel the carrots. Cut the carrots in half & then into half-moons.
Heat a healthy drizzle of oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add the beef & brown for 3 min.
Add the onion, carrots & cubed pancetta. Cook, stirring for 3 min.
Add minced garlic, salt & pepper.
Sprinkle in the flour. Stir to combine.
Pour in the red wine. Add a bay leaf (optional). Stir. Reduce the heat to very low, cover & simmer for 2 hours.
Season with salt & pepper. Serve the beef stew garnished with fresh parsley (optional). Enjoy!