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Delicious mags BBQ salt beef recipe

Last month, Hensons Famous Salt Beef featured on the cover of Delicious magazine in a fabulous summer BBQ dish. The recipe – Sticky Stout Glazed Salt Beef with Chimichurri – was devised by Delicious’ Food […]

BBQ Salt Beef. It’s so Delicious!

Hensons Famous Salt Beef is the fabulous cover star of Delicious magazine’s July issue. Fronting a feature called the ‘new barbecue’ is a super summer salt beef recipe by Delicious’ Food Editor Rebecca Woollard. Rebecca […]

Hensons Salt Beef

All-day dining

Salt beef is incredibly versatile and can star in mains and appetisers – with no waste. Here are a few ideas: Rise and Shine – Serve as a delicious breakfast hash replacing corned beef for […]

Hensons Pastrami

Pukka Pastrami

Everyone loves Hensons Famous Salt Beef so much that we launched Hensons Pastrami. Pastrami uses the leanest part of the brisket – cured in our low-salt brine recipe. After curing, we add pepper, garlic and […]

Pulled Beef

ON THE PULL

Hensons Famous Salt Beef is now available in an on-trend but equally yummy ‘pulled’ version. Ready cooked and pulled, it’s easy to portion and takes seconds to warm in a microwave for juicy sandwiches with […]

Salt beef is beef that has been preserved by pickling or curing in a salted brine. Curing changes the texture of meat, tenderising cuts and creating the distinctive tastes we love. That’s why despite having […]

Salt Beef

ABOUT HENSONS

Expert catering butcher and wholesaler, Hensons has been trading from the heart of the capital for over 100 years with salt beef as one of its most popular products. In the early 20th century, the […]

Hensons Famous Salt Beef is now available to chefs nationwide. This traditional British delicacy can be ordered from a growing list of distributors – from the south east to Scotland and offshore in Jersey. It […]

In the 1970s Hensons developed a new brine mixture for curing salt beef,  throwing out high-sodium ingredients including explosive saltpetre – the stuff that makes fireworks go bang. Hensons’ top secret cure is a low-sodium […]

Hensons Famous Salt Beef is a favourite choice of some of the UK’s highest profile chefs – Raymond Blanc, Heston Blumenthal, Marcus Wareing and Eric Chavot. The 20-restaurant group Brasserie Blanc served Hensons Famous Salt […]