Rick Stein baked ham with vegetables and salad cream recipe on Rick Stein’s Cornwall

Rick Stein served up a tasty baked ham with vegetables including new potatoes and English salad cream on Rick Stein’s Cornwall.

The ingredients for the ham are: 2.8kg smoked gammon joint, boned and rolled, 600ml cider, 1½ tsp black peppercorns, 6 cloves, ½ tsp chilli flakes and 4 bay leaves.

For the English salad cream: 2 free-range eggs, 1 tbsp plain flour, 4 tsp caster sugar, ½ tsp salt, 100ml vinegar (Moscatel or sweet sherry vinegar), 100–150ml double or whipping cream and few drops Tabasco or lemon juice (optional).

For the glaze: 2 tbsp English mustard, 1 free-range egg yolk, 1 tsp cornflour, 1 tsp clear honey and 3–4 tbsp fine dried breadcrumbs.

To serve: boiled new potatoes, buttered, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, celery sticks, spring onions and hard-boiled free-range eggs.

See recipes by Rick in his book titled: Rick Stein at Home: Recipes, Memories and Stories from a Food Lover’s Kitchen available from Amazon now.

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