Basting Sauce

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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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  • 50–100 g butter
  • 1 clove garlic – crushed with skin on
  • 1 spr


You need 1 heavy-based pan – good quality with an ovenproof handle. Set the oven temperature to 180°C. Heat the warming drawer to 50°C.

Heat the pan on the stove until warm to the touch and add the butter. As the butter melts, add the garlic and thyme. Allow the butter to start bubbling.

Season the meat with sea salt flakes and place it carefully into the hot pan. Spoon the hot