Delia's traditional roast beef


A big joint of roast beef is real treat and you'll want to trust Delia to know how to cook it.


For the beef

  • 3-rib joint, wing end or sirloin of beef on the bone (approx 2.7kg/6lb)
  • 1 level dessertspoon mustard powder
  • 1 level dessertspoon plain flour
  • 1 small onion, peeled and cut in half
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper

For the horseradish, crème fraîche and mustard sauce

For the gravy