Plumpton Certificate

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A course designed to teach basic curing skills for pork cuts. Learn how to produce back bacon, streaky bacon and gammon joints.

Course Outline

  • The history of curing
  • Different methods of curing
  • Dry curing and brining
  • The science of curing
  • Specialist cures
  • Prepare a side of pork for curing
  • Look at specifications for each cut
  • Dry cure some pork products
  • Take home some product to continue the curing process at home and have some delicious products to eat.

Course reference: FTP020

Entry Requirements:

An interest in the subject.

Students should wear casual clothes suitable for butchery.

Robust shoes (not trainers).

Disposable aprons and coats will be provided.

Students may bring their own knives but college knives will be provided.

Dates & Location:

Date: 22nd January 2018

Time: 09:30- 16:30

Location: Ockham

Duration:

1 Day

Costs:

£58.00

+ £27.00 mandatory fee for materials

Facilities

Course takes place at our Butchery School in Robertsbridge.

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