Salt Beef

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

Another classic recipe from this award-winning bagel shop. Bagels are made to order with various fillings and salt beef is easily the favourite one, layered onto a fresh bagel with mustard and pickles, and especially loved by Londoners. This is manager Hayley’s recipe: while the saltpetre isn’t crucial, the salt beef won’t keep as long without it and it won’t have the deep pinky red colour of the beef you see in their window. I get my saltpetre online from Surfy’s Homecurin