Salt Beef

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1 1 whole beef brisket

10 10 ltrs water

50 50 g salt beef cure "Weschenfelder"

100 100 g Country Range Cracked Black Pepper

50 50 g Country Range Ground Cumin

25 25 g Country Range Juniper Berries

25 25 g Country Range Ground Ginger

25 25 g Country Range Ground Mace

15 15 Country Range Bay Leaves

200 200 g brown sugar

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  • 1Make a brine with the water, cure, sugar and spices. Bring to the boil for 15 minutes and let cool down completely.
  • 2Transfer to a container and submerge the brisket in the brine. Cure for 7 to 10 days in the fridge, turning the brisket daily.
  • 3Remove the brisket and discard the brine. Cook the brisket in boiling water for 4 to 5 hours until soft. No need for extra seasoning. Let the brisket cool down in the water overnight.
  • 4Remove the brisket, cut into portions and wrap in cling film.
  • 5Heat through thoroughly in the microwave and serve on a bagel with Country Range Mustard and Country Range Cocktail Gherkins on the side.