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THE MEAT DOCTOR; SMART IDEAS AND TASTY FOOD FOR LESS Savvy cooks' tips.

Byline: GREAT COOKING WITH STEVE RICHES

No wonder economical and tasty roast leg of pork is a traditional favourite PORK: TASTY ROAST leg To prepare: Pork leg is cooked best when the bone is removed and the joint rolled, which your butcher can do for you. Allow 100g-175g of raw meat per person. Weigh the joint and calculate cooking time (30 minutes per 450g, plus 30 minutes). Dry the rind and score deeply, using a sharp knife, or ask your butcher to do it.

To cook: Pre-heat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Place the joint on a trivet in a roasting tin, rind uppermost. brush with oil and sprinkle with salt to ensure crispy crackling. open-roast for the calculated time. Do not cover and do not baste, or you'll get soft crackling.

ADVICE FROM Q GUILD (qguild.co.uk), representing Britain's Best quality Butchers, from inverness to cornwall.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:Mar 9, 2014
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