Cut oxtail into small joints, halving the larger joints. Remove all superfluous fat and wash the pieces well. Put them in a large saucepan with cold water to cover; bring to a boil and pour off the water.
Rinse out the saucepan and rinse and dry the pieces of tail. Put half the flour on a plate and coat the pieces of tail with it. Melt dripping in a large saucepan, and when hot, brown t