Hamming it up for Xmas

I have eaten hams before at Xmas, but they have always been prepared by Mum or Nan. But for the rest of the year, my life passes me by with little ham in it. I have never baked a ham myself, and I certainly don’t understand what all of the fuss about having a ham…

A ham in a week (2kgs)

Different stages and timings for ham Ham takes a while to make – but it isn’t hard. You just need some time on your side. I bought a 2kg ham and it took a week to cure and soak it before I could cook it. Then it took a few hours to prepare before I…