Home-Made Salt Beef

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By Tom Parker Bowles

Published 2013

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This is an epic recipe, but it’s more Independence Day than Odyssey as the action takes place over about eight or so days. Home-made salt beef is miles removed from the bland, chewy, pre-sliced stuff you get in the shops. It’s rich and luscious, scented with spices and falls apart in great chunks.

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