Cut the cabbage into quarters, discard the stumps, wash and blanch well then refresh and drain well.
Separate the leaves, cut out any large stalks and discard them. Season with salt, pepper and grated nutmeg and place them in a pan lined with slices of fat bacon. For each
Cover with more fat bacon and with a lid and bring to the boil. Place in the oven to braise slowly for 2 hours.
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