Wet Pickle for Beef

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

By Audrey Ellis

Published 1971

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Ingredients

  • For about 12–14 lb. meat allow:
  • 2 oz. white peppercorns
  • 1

Method

Tie the peppercorns, ginger, garlic, berries, mint and bay leaves in a muslin bag. Put salt, sugar, saltpetre and the water into a pan and heat slowly to dissolve the sugar. Pour into the chosen container, add the muslin bag and stir round for a few minutes, bruising the bag gently with a wooden spoon. Add the pieces of meat and leave for 2–3 days, turning daily.