|Chopped thyme||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Brown sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Powdered cloves||1 Teaspoon|
|Potassium nitrate||2 Teaspoon|
|Powdered mace||1 Teaspoon|
|Crushed peppercorns||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Coarse salt||1 Pound|
Chop the shallots and bay leaves very finely.
Mix all the dry ingredients together and add the shallots and bay leaves.
Stand the meat in a large pan and rub the mixture well into it on all sides.
Leave the meat resting on this aromatic bed for 2 days.
Now pour the molasses over it and rub the mixture well into the meat every day for 1 week.
At the end of that time, tie the meat into a neat shape.
Cover well with warm water and simmer gently for 6 hours.
Press between 2 dishes with a weight on top.
This is always eaten cold.