The Homemade Curing Kit…Bacon
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This Kit is ideal for a proper Foodie who loves venturing into new food trends, or someone that is a beginner and wants to try out a new culinary experience. Our Curing Kit isn’t just a great looking gift, but it also offers a unique hands-on experience for them to remember, and impress their friends and family with their newly found culinary skills.
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Homemade Curing Kit…Bacon
Our Kit includes everything you need to cure your own bacon at home. Home-curing has been a popular trend over the last year or so, giving you the ability to make proper dry-cured bacon in the comfort of your own home. Curing is any of various food preservation and flavouring processes such as meats and fish, by the addition of combinations of, salts, nitrates, nitrites or sugar. The aim is to draw the moisture out of the meat by the process of osmosis.
Although it sounds complicated, it really isn’t! The process is so simple, and only takes 7 steps. The whole process takes 7 days and your Kit comes with an easy to read instructions booklet for you to follow. You can access a PDF version of the instruction booklet here –
Homemade Curing Kit...Bacon instruction booklet (1545 downloads)
Check out the ‘In the box’ tab to discover what you get inside your Kit!
Check out the ‘Nutrition’ tab for ingredient and allergen information.
The Homemade Curing Kit…Bacon contains:
- 3 x 30g curing mixes – original, sweet and smoky
- 3 x sealable curing bags
- Muslin (enough for 3x 500g of bacon)
- 6 x plastic gloves
- Butchers hook
- Instructions booklet
Does not include pork
Our range of curing kits & tubes come with a two-year shelf life. The curing mixes will only lose flavour after the two-years, they are not harmful to consume.
The Homemade Curing Kit…Bacon Ingredients: Allergens are in bold
Sweet Cure – Salt, Demerara Sugar. Preservatives: Sodium Nitrate
Smoky Cure – Salt, Sugar, Smoke Flavouring. Acidity regulator: Sodium Carbonate. Preservative: Sodium Nitrate. Antioxidant: Sodium Ascorbate
Original Cure – Salt, Sugar. Preservatives: Sodium Nitrite. Antioxidant: Sodium Ascorbate.
*Gluten-free / *Dairy-free / *Suitable for vegetarians
*Contains no Nuts, Egg or Soy
Here are some frequently asked questions about our bacon home made curing kit:
Q. What cut and how much pork do I need?
A. We recommend using pork belly from your local butchers, but you can also get from your supermarket. You will need 500g per 30g curing mix, so 1.5kg of bacon if you want to cure all three in one go. You can also use back bacon if you would prefer. We recommend curing for an extra day to ensure the flavour penetrates the meat properly.
Q. How long does it take to cure?
A. The whole Bacon Curing process takes 7 days, but only takes 30 minutes preparation time.
Q. Can I reuse the kit?
A. You can reuse all the contents of the kit, apart from the cures. However we do sell refill packs in our online shop. Click here to take a look.
We use only the best quality ingredients in both our Gift and Catering sides of the business, so we feel it’s only fair to share our recommended Butchers for you to purchase your Bacon from:
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