Category Archives: ham

sous-vide gammon with honey

sous vide supreme

It’s been four years since I last discussed the modernist technique of sous-vide and despite promises I never tried any homebrew recipes. Now, armed with a Sous Vide Supreme and handy Vacuum Sealer I can have a more serious crack at it. But first, for the unitiated, what is it? Brought into restaurants in the Seventies by Georges Pralus, the trade […]

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salted caramel ham

Yes, yes, salted caramel is uber-ubiquitous. But I love a sweet glaze on my ham, such as honey or maple syrup, so why not salted caramel? It’s not a fully developed caramel, more a syrup. But the flavours are there, and you get a salty-sweet kick with every bite. Make sure you hold back some glaze and baste the freshly-carved […]

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