Beef Tongues

A Suffolk Receipt

5 weeks.


  • 1 large Tongue
  • salt, Β½ lb.
  • sugar, ΒΎ lb.
  • saltpetre, 2 oz.:


For each very large tongue, mix with half a pound of salt two ounces of saltpetre and three quarters of a pound of the coarsest sugar; rub the tongues daily, and turn them in the pickle for five weeks, when they will be fit to be dressed, or to be smoked.