The Neat Meat Company | Recipes & Techniques - tying rolling techniques

By: Neat Meat  06-Dec-2011
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Kitchen string helps roasts hold their shape during cooking. If you don't feel confident testing your roast with a skewer, a thermometer can be left in the joint while cooking. Once it reaches the right temperature the roast is ready. An oven thermometer will ensure your oven is running at the right temperature recommended in the recipe to cook meat evenly. Most recipes give roasting time per weight, so scales are an asset.


Tying the meat keeps its shape during roasting, helps to cook it more evenly and keeps any additions to the roast, such as herbs, firmly in place during cooking. Begin tying by making a loop around the thickest end of he joint. Then, on the top side, tie the string at 4 cm intervals along the meat. When you come to the end, turn it over and thread the string under the loops along the underside. Tie a firm knot to the front to finish.

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