|Browned breadcrumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
If the cheek has been cured and dried, soak it for 5-6 hr., if not, wash well in several waters.
Cover the meat with warm water and simmer gently for 2 1/2 hr Then remove the cheek, strip off the skin and cover the cheek thickly with lightly browned crumbs.
Bake for about 1/2 hr in a moderate oven (350° F., Gas 4).
Serve hot or cold.
Baking the meat is not essential and can be omitted if liked.