The Chef

Put some Cork in Christmas

12th December, 2009

Spiced beef is a great winter dish. It’s really more a Cork thing than a Dublin thing, and I believe that Corkonians would never dream of having Christmas dinner without the spiced beef to go with the turkey and ham. But it’s great at any time of the year, and can actually make a lovely focus for a salad in summer.

Traditionally, it has been made using saltpetre (which is the...

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