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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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Although traditionally associated with the British Christmas, mincemeat can, of course, be used all the year round, and it is always useful to have a jar in the store cupboard. For mince meat that will keep well, use a firm, hard variety of apple, such as Cox’s Orange Pippin; a juicy apple may make the mixture too moist. Pot and store mincemeat in the same way as