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Spiced Beef

Spiced beef is a cured and salted joint of rump or silverside beef, which is traditionally served at Christmas or the New Year in Ireland. It is a form of salt beef, cured with spices and saltpetre, and is usually boiled, broiled or semi-steamed in Guinness or a similar stout, and then optionally roasted for a period after.

Varieties of spices used include pimento, cinnamon, ground cloves, ginger and black pepper.

spiced beef

This is widely available in butchers around Cork city including those like Tom Durcan's butcher in The English Market

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