Potted ham

Two ways:

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Rustic style potted ham  –  perfect for lunch or your picnic hamper

Cook ham joint & shred when cool

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Melt butter & finely chopped shallots over a low heat  – pour off the clarified butter

Mix shredded ham + finely chopped parsley + pickled green peppercorns + black pepper

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Put mixture into a sterilised jar & top with clarified butter

Chill until butter has solidified

Goes well with crusty granary bread + gherkins

Potted ham

 

Or try a smooth buttery version:

Blend cooked ham + clarified butter + Dijon mustard + white pepper

Mix with finely chopped parsley & tarragon

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Pack into a ramekin

Top with clarified butter & chill ’til set

Ideal for a simple supper or dinner party starter

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