Bacon is one of the few things in the universe that improves anything and everything it accompanies. It has spawned everything from baconnaise and bacon chocolate, to popcorn and jam.
The problem in the UK is that we’ve let our standards slip over the decades and for some reason we have allowed deceptively* priced supermarket bacon become our norm.
In this post, I document my first ever attempt at curing pork to make my own bacon. Spoiler alert, it’s easy, tastes incredible and you should try too!