Daube de Boeuf

Preparation info
  • Serves

    six to eight

    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

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I used beef cheek to great advantage. Shin would also work well, as would any stewing cut rich in collagen. This is best cooked overnight.


  • 150 g ( oz) unsmoked streaky bacon or pancetta, in a piece
  • 50 ml (


Preheat the oven to 90°C (194°F, lowest Gas Mark).

Remove the rind from the bacon and cut it into small squares. Cut the bacon itself into lardons 2cm (¾in) long. Line the base of a heavy casserole dish with the olive oil, then scatter the lardons on top. Arrange the carrot, oni