Done right, beef has one of the best flavours and most satisfying textures of any food. Done wrong, however, and it can be a bit disappointing – especially if you've splashed out on a top quality cut. Follow our extensive guides and be safe in the knowledge that you'll do this majestic meat justice.
Curing and preserving fish or meat can seem like a daunting, magic art at times, but it's actually incredibly easy. Make your own at home with whatever flavourings you like and leave the expensive ready-made stuff on the shelf.
Cured trout is readily available in the supermarkets, but it is much cheaper to do it at home and lasts for a long time in the fridge. It’s also an impressive dish to serve to guests, considering the small amount of work it takes.