I recently managed to purchase half a pig from a local farmer – the head was used in this recipe for brawn. A pig’s head isn’t really something you’re going to be able to pick up at the butcher’s counter at your local supermarket but – if you do have a decent enough proper butcher’s […]

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Salt Beef

Making your own salt beef is reasonably straight forward – all you need is time, plenty of space in your fridge and, of course, the ingredients. ┬áStarting with the meat – you need a decent sized piece of brisket – 2kg should do it. For the brine you’re looking to spice it up to suit […]

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