Ham with Red Wine and Almonds

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

Boiled gammon is a standard dish at Downton at both lunch and dinner. Inevitably, large joints of meat didn’t always get eaten when first served, and that means recipes for using up ready-cooked meat would have been part of every cook’s repertoire. Refrigeration was slow to catch on in large houses, which often didn’t have electricity—Downton is very modern in this respect, as it has just been installed when the series opens—and so recipes such as this one were vital. Waste was frowned on,