Curing Ham ~1855


How to Cure Ham.

Soyer's Shilling Cookery for the People

Another gem from Soyer’s shilling cookery for the people, this one on the essential skill of curing ham. Even if you don’t think that you’ll ever need to cure your own ham, this excerpt is immensely entertaining. Enjoy!


Anyone who can work in mummification into a cookbook has a gift for written imagery! And a short narrative to further illustrate…


Finally to the recipe proper:curing-ham-1855-3curing-ham-1855-4

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