2 Dishes, a Broth and a Meat Dish

Preparation info
  • Broth—


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

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By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 2 lb. brisket, topside or boned, top ribs of beef
  • ½ lb. broken beef bones 2


Wipe the meat with a damp cloth and remove some of the outside fat if this is excessive, tie the meat into shape. Wash the bones. Put the meat and bones in a large strong pan, add the salt and the cold water, and soak for ½ hr. Bring very slowly to simmering point, add the herbs and simmer very gently for 1 hr.

Meanwhile, scrub and peel the root vegetables; keep the onions whole but cut