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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 Cork. 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.

Spiced Beef

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

Durcan's Spiced Beef Carpaccio : a Cork twist on a classic Italian dish.