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IRELAND Tipperary

Heritage Cure Ham ★★★ JAMES WHELAN BUTCHERS

www.jameswhelanbutchers.com

What is it? James Whelan’s signature Heritage Cure Ham has a distinctive flavour and a hint of smokey hickory undertones. What can I do with it? Roast this low-salt joint in the oven on the bone for five hours for sweet meat that is delicious both hot and cold. WHERE CAN I GET IT? Nationally, Locally, Online Other GREAT TASTE Awards (2016): Heritage Cure Rack of Bacon ★★★ Free Range Rack of Pork ★★ Sweet Cured Pork Belly ★

Holycross Butterscotch Sauce

★★★

THE TIPPERARY KITCHEN www.thetipperarykitchen.ie

What is it? Luscious dessert sauce, hand-made with rich Tipperary dairy cream and butter. Described by Great Taste judges as “Heaven in a Bowl”. What can I do with it? Fabulous with toffee pudding or apple crumble. Pour over ice cream, smear it on hot pancakes, drizzle it over homemade meringues or just lick it off the spoon. WHERE IS IT AVAILABLE? Internationally

WATERFORD

Smoked Bacon ★★ LISDUGGAN FARM www.lisdugganfarm.ie

What is it? Naturally smoked and very mildly dry-cured bacon. What can I do with it? Baked in oven as a companion meat with a whole chicken, it will transform the meal from the ordinary to a feast. WHERE IS IT AVAILABLE? Internationally, Nationally, Regionally, Local

GREAT TASTE 2016-17

www.greattasteawards.co.uk

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