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Eco-friendly Gift Tube For Curing Your Own Smoky Bacon

The NEW Homemade Curing Kit...Bacon

This Eco-friendly curing kit is a great beginner's kit for anyone looking to learn how to cure their own proper dry-cured bacon. The kit uses traditional artisan methods of drawing the moisture out of the meat, which stops the watery texture that you usually get with shop-bought bacon. 

  • Cure up to 1.5kg of bacon
  • Draws the moisture out, so no more watery bacon
  • Super easy process – the initial steps only take 30 minutes
  • A great cooking experience where you will learn a new skill
  • Reusable butchers hook and muslin

Why cure your own bacon?

The home-curing trend has been a popular form of learning a new skill and gives you the opportunity to create proper dry-cured bacon or salmon at home. The process draws moisture out of the meat and fish which stops the watery texture you get with shop-bought bacon. The method used within this kit preserves and flavours through the combination of salts, nitrates, nitrites or sugar.

Contents 

  • Smoky curing mix (60g) 
  • Muslin 
  • Butcher’s hook
  • Instruction’s booklet

Does not include pork. 

FAQ's & How-to

What cut and how much pork do I need?

We recommend using pork belly from your local butcher or supermarket. You will need 1.5kg of pork belly for the curing mix. You can also use back bacon if you would prefer. We recommend curing for an extra day to ensure the flavour penetrates the meat properly.

How long does it take to cure?

The whole bacon curing process takes 7 days, but only needs 30-60 minutes preparation time.

Can I re-use the kit?

You can reuse all of the contents in the tube, apart from the cures. Just hand wash the muslin. We also sell refill packs of the cures, which you can buy here.

Where do I hang the bacon?

You will need to find a small space in your fridge to hang the bacon. You can use any sort of part in your fridge that will allow the bacon to hang. We recommend using the back of the fridge, the side door or the shelves.

What are nitrates and are they bad for you?

They are a commonly used ingredient which are added to processed meats like bacon, ham, salami, and chorizo. They function as preservatives, helping to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria causing botulism and salmonella. Nitrates are only considered bad for you if cooked at extremely high temperatures and consumed every day.

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This product may contain artificial additives deemed necessary for the nature or safety of the produce. You can check the dietary info for more details or read our policy on additives.

Ingredients:

Smoky Cure (60g) – Salt, sugar, Smoke flavouring. Acidity regulator: Sodium carbonate. Preservative: Sodium nitrate. Antioxidant: Sodium Ascorbate

Allergy Advice:
Allergens: None
Nutritional Info:
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Contains no nuts, egg or soy
This product may contain artificial additives deemed necessary for the nature or safety of the produce. You can check the dietary info for more details or read our policy on additives.

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This kit includes everything you need to make bacon (except of course the meat!) and clear instructions to follow. As a complete beginner I succeeded on the first try, and my home-made bacon is so much more flavourful than shop-bought. Thank you!

The Homemade Curing Kit... Aromatic Bacon

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Stumbled across this website and very glad I did. Fantastic ideas for gifts. I bought the roast dinner pack for my son-in-law as he loves cooking this. It is a gift, so can’t comment on flavour etc. Would highly recommend these products and will be using again.

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This will appeal to the adventurous.

The Homemade Curing Kit... Aromatic Bacon

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One happy son in law with the Man Box thank you so much

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I bought this as a present and was excited to find something different. the service and delivery was excellent

Eco-friendly Gift Tube For Curing Your Own Smoky Bacon

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I bought this as a present and was excited to find something different. the service and delivery was excellent

The Homemade Curing Kit... Aromatic Bacon

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I bought this as a present and was excited to find something different. the service and delivery was excellent

The NEW Homemade Curing Kit... Bacon [CLONE]

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The package arrived on time and looks very exciting. The instructions are extremely clear and look easy to follow. The packaging is sturdy and appealing. We cant wait to get curing!

Eco-friendly Gift Tube For Curing Your Own Smoky Bacon

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The package arrived on time and looks very exciting. The instructions are extremely clear and look easy to follow. The packaging is sturdy and appealing. We cant wait to get curing!

The Homemade Curing Kit... Aromatic Bacon

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The package arrived on time and looks very exciting. The instructions are extremely clear and look easy to follow. The packaging is sturdy and appealing. We cant wait to get curing!

The NEW Homemade Curing Kit... Bacon [CLONE]

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    Gluten free
    Gluten free
    Dairy free
    Dairy free
    Wheat free
    Wheat free
    Nut free
    Nut free
    Egg free
    Egg free
    Made by hand
    Made by hand
    Small batch
    Small batch
    Ethically sourced
    Ethically sourced
    Locally sourced
    Locally sourced
    Supports charity
    Supports charity
    Recycled packaging
    Recycled packaging
    Made in the UK
    Made in the UK
    Great Taste Award winner
    Great Taste Award winner
    This product may contain artificial additives deemed necessary for the nature or safety of the produce. You can check the dietary info for more details or read our policy on additives.

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