Boiled Tongue

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Appears in
The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

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  • 1 salted ox tongue
  • 8 oz/225 g root vegetables


Soak the tongue for 4 hours and drain well. Put in a large pan and cover with cold water. Bring slowly to the boil and skim well. Add the chopped vegetables, herbs and peppercorns and simmer for about 3 hours until the bones at the root of the tongue will pull out easily. Cool in the liquid, take off the skin and trim away root and bones. Curl the tongue round in a cake tin or straight-sided di