Cow Pies. But Desperate Dan was eventually stopped from eating his favourite dish because of mad cow … The Boat Yard: Desperate dan and cow pie!!! From Mad O'Rourke's Pie Factory in Tipton comes the world famous Meal In A Pie.Steak, kidney, veg and potatoes casseroled together ina Lumphammer beer gravy and baked into a memorable 4lb pie! Desperate Dan