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recipe has been published with St Andrew's day
in mind - 30th November.
/ 1oz Pearl Barley
225g / 8oz Stewing Beef, fat removed
1.1L / 2pts Water
75g / 3oz Leeks, sliced
225g / 8oz Carrot, diced
225g / 8oz Swede, diced
Salt and Pepper
50g / 2oz Cabbage, shredded
the barley in a pan of cold water, bring to
the boil then drain.
the barley to the pan together with the diced
beef and 1.2L / 2pts of water. Bring to the
boil, skim the surface, then simmer for 1 hour.
the leeks, carrot, Swede and plenty of salt
and pepper and continue to simmer for a further
hour. After this time, add the cabbage and cook
for a further 20 minutes. Serve hot.