Jamie Oliver

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#1 Sun 21 Oct 12 8:51pm

BritFinn

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Occupation Opiskelija
From Finland
Member since Thu 26 Aug 10

I've got the tongue licked!

Some of you may remember that in the past I have struggled to cook tongue.  Whenever my husband has come home from a hunt with one I've viewed it with some trepidation.

Anyway, this year my husband returned from the elk hunt with not 1 but 2 of the dreaded things! yikes   Anyway, bearing in mind past advice about long slow cooking etc I gave it a go.   I placed them in a pan, with carrot, celery, onion, bay leaves, sage, salt and pepper, and put them onto a slow simmer.  I left them there simmering quietly for about 5 hours, just turning them over occasionally.  After cooling I appoached my least favourit bit, peeling, then sliced them thinly.  I thought I should at least try it before alowing my daughter to devour them, and amazingly they were delicous.  shocked

I'm so glad I persevered! thumbsup

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#2 Mon 22 Oct 12 12:04am

JoyYamDaisy

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From Melbourne Australia
Member since Sun 12 Apr 09

Re: I've got the tongue licked!

Congratulations BritFinn! I even wish I could try a little bit!

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#3 Mon 22 Oct 12 9:04am

mincepie

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From uk
Member since Tue 07 Oct 08

Re: I've got the tongue licked!

Deeeevine yummy
I freeze them as I get them till I can get my hands on 4 or 5, press in  my liitle press gizmo  dribble  A lot of faffing but worth it.
My mother would cure  with saltpeter.

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#4 Mon 22 Oct 12 3:37pm

Sandy

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From Durban South Africa
Member since Thu 24 Jun 04

Re: I've got the tongue licked!

Well done Britfinn  thumbsup

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