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Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • 1 ox-tongue, salted and if possible smoked, of about 3 lbs (Sainsbury’s have these often)
  • 3 carrots


Soak the tongue for 24 hours changing the water once or twice. Put it in a large casserole with the sliced vegetables, add the pig’s foot and enough water to cover. Throw in the peppercorns and the bunch of herbs, bring gently to the boil and simmer in the oven in a covered casserole at Reg 2/300° for 3½-4½ hours. Take out of the liquid and skin while the tongue is still very hot. Put it on a d