Boiled Ox Tongue

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The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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  • 1 ox tongue
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 1


Wash the tongue thoroughly, and soak for one or two hours; if pickled, soak for three or four hours. Put into a large pan of tepid water. Bring slowly to the boil, skim, add carrots, onions, turnip, peppercorns and herbs. The stock from a tongue is apt to be greasy and tasteless. It is better to prepare pints