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Recipe of the month: Stewed rump of beef ‘the Welsh way’

November 1st, 2011 at 08:11

The large quantities of herbs and spices used in 18th-century recipes are thought by some to have helped to disguise the taste of old meat, as preservation of fresh food before the invention of reliable refrigeration techniques was difficult. However, rich families with access to their own livestock, or the money to buy quality food, [...]