Recipes For Gammon

Ham Hock and Pea Soup

  There is nothing more comforting that a hearty bowl of Ham Hock and Pea Soup. The ham hock is quite simply one of our tasty gammon hocks cooked.    We don’t use any additives or chemicals when we cure our pork so you will not need to soak the gammon for hours in advance.   Just follow the recipe below and the net result will be a tasty Ham Hock and Pea Soup. Serve with fresh crusty bread for the ideal lunch or [...]

Ham Hock Terrine

Ham Hock Terrine is a traditional French classic that you will still find on most restaurant menus in the summer months. Equally, at home in a picnic basket, this is delicious served with one of our ‘In a Pickle’ chutneys. Makes approximately 1kg loaf tin of terrine Prep time: 15mins Cooking time: 3 hours Serves: 8 People Ingredients: 1 1.1 – 1.5 kg Wiltshire Bacon ham hock (smoked also available) Bay leaf Small bunch chopped thyme Small bunch chopped parsley Big bunch flat leaf parsley 1 teaspoon English mustard 6 spring onions 50g [...]

Perfect Gammon Pasta

Our unique curing techniques and happy British pigs make for the most delectable gammon. This simple dish combines our unsmoked gammon steaks with pasta and cream for a warming and flavoursome meal that won’t take too long to prepare. To serve four people you should set aside a little over half an hour to prepare and cook our perfect gammon pasta. Ingredients 2 unsmoked gammon steaks 2 teaspoons tomato purée 1 teaspoon olive oil 300ml double cream An onion Three-quarters of a punnet button mushrooms Around 650g pasta [...]

Ham and Leek Pie

A great tasting pie is hard to beat. This recipe for Ham and Leek pie combines our rich, tender gammon hock with leeks in a creamy cheese sauce, all wrapped up in buttery pastry. Serve with mashed potato for serious comfort food. Cheesy Ham & Leek Pie Ingredients: About 250g cooked gammon hock (get the recipe here) 3 fat leeks (If you can't find leeks, a sweet or mild onion works just as well) 40g butter, plus more for frying 40g plain flour, plus more [...]

Mash and Sauce for Gammon Steaks

What to serve with Gammon? A good mash is a perfect side to a juicy gammon steak: this recipe looks to depart from the traditional and give some new flavours to the classic combination. Fear not – it’s not a difficult dish to make and should take less than an hour to serve four lucky diners. Along with the parsley sauce, the root vegetable mash gives some flavour excitement to match that of our thick gammon steaks. Ingredients 4 gammon steaks (ours [...]

Ginger Glazed Gammon

A glazed ham can seem a daunting task but the benefit of this recipe is that the glaze is actually relatively simple. The sticky ginger adds yet more taste to our flavoursome gammon joints – which come in many shapes and sizes, so although the recipe is tailored to serving many people, you can adjust for size as you need. Ingredients A whole unsmoked horseshoe gammon joint 100g soft dark brown sugar 6l dry ginger ale Half a teaspoon of ground cloves 350g ginger preserve 2 [...]

Gammon Hock slowly cooked in Cola

This simple recipe makes a wonderful meal from this very versatile joint. Just add all the ingredients and leave to cook, great if you are busy or out for the day to come home to this hearty dish. We recommend using a slow cooker for the simplicity-if you don't have one then place in a large casserole dish with a lid. Feeds:4 Preparation Time:5 minutes - Cooking Time:4 hours in a slow cooker or 3 hours 30 in the oven Gammon Hock [...]

Rustic Pork and Apple Terrine

This really simple recipe for cooking Gammon Hock (see also How to Cook Gammon Hock), is a wonderful alternative to traditional pate. The end result looks great and makes a lovely lunch or starter, served with French bread and cornichons. (Cornichons are small pickled gherkins traditionally served as a condiment with a number of classical French dishes like pâté). For this rustic pork terrine, the freshness of the parsley and the capers, and the sweet sharpness of the apple make the perfect partners to [...]

How To Cook Gammon Hock

Cooked ham hock is a really versatile ingredient for all sorts of dishes. Follow this recipe to prepare our gammon hock, then use it in one of our other recipes – perhaps this delicious Ham & Leek Pie, or this Rustic Pork Terrine. Note – the quantities here were used to cook a roughly 1.2kg gammon hock, but you could multiply up to cook any of our gammon hock joints. Ingredients 1.2kg Wiltshire Cure Gammon Hock 1litre cider 1 large onion 1 tbsp whole cloves 1 [...]

Tasty Gammon Strips

This easy recipe for gammon strips won’t take you too long to prepare, just fifteen minutes for preparation and cooking. They’re an ideal, quick snack with a beautiful look and taste – even more so with our very own gammon steaks from outdoor-reared pigs. Ingredients 250g tasty gammon steaks 5 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons sesame oil A tablespoon honey (of the less viscous variety) 80ml soy sauce 60ml red wine vinegar 2 eggs Lettuce or other salad 50g blueberries 50g dried cranberries Salt and pepper Step 1 Create a dressing my whisking [...]