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Appears in
Caribbean Food Made Easy

By Levi Roots

Published 2009

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Here’s a real classic. Traditionally it would be made from salt beef, but I’ve used ordinary stewing beef. You could also make it with 950g (2lb 2oz) chicken drumsticks and thighs, each chopped up into small pieces. My pepperpot recipe has ginger warmth as well as chilli heat. The dumplings are optional, but I’d always have them.


  • 600 g (1 lb 5 oz) well-trimmed stewing beef, such as shin
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  • Wash the meat and pat it dry with kitchen paper. Cut it into pieces about 1.5 cm ( in) square and put it into a large flameproof casserole or heavy-based saucepan with the stock or wa