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1   3Kilo Ham (Lightly salted- unsmoked or very lightly smoked)


For the Glaze

1 Egg yolk

½ Tablespoon Sugar

3 Tablespoons Prepared Mustard

3 Tablespoons fine dry Breadcrumbs



(1) Place the ham, rind upwards, on a rack in a roasting tin lined with foil

(2) Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the ham

(3) Bake in the oven at 300ºF/150 ºC  for 60-75 minutes per kg or till the thermometer reads 150ºF/75ºC

(4) Remove the rind and brush the top of the ham with the egg yolk, sugar and mustard stirred together

(5) Sprinkle with bread crumbs

(6) Return to the oven and bake at 450ºF/230ºC until golden brown

(7) Garnish with kale, prunes and an apple or orange (optional)

(8) Allow to cool before cutting into generous slices and serve as an alternative/addition to the traditional turkey with roast potatoes and all the trimmings


Gobble, gobble, gobble!!!!!


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