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What Are Rashers?

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    Emile Rposted 3 years ago

    I need help please. I had rashers for breakfast recently in Ireland. I loved them. Does anyone know how to make them? I can't find a cure recipe. The word rasher doesn't appear in our smoking books and I can't get a hit on google.

    I'd be forever I'm the debt of anyone who can help.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 3 years ago in reply to this
      1. artsofthetimes profile image84
        artsofthetimesposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you for this..smile I miss the AUTHENTIC British bacon so much.
        Now i can make my own.
        And thank you Emile for asking the question.

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        Emile Rposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Had I only seen that coming.

        Thanks for the info. smile

  2. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 3 years ago

    In the US, at least in the Deep South, a "rasher" of bacon is one serving - usually three or four slices. Of course, we eat a different type of bacon, made from the side/belly part of the pig.

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      Emile Rposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, and a well smoked side of bacon is difficult to beat. But, rashers are pretty good also. We are going to put some in brine tomorrow and,I guess, smoke it on Tuesday. Which is excellent since it takes a good month to make the bacon. I'll have something tasty to hold me over.

  3. Judi Bee profile image87
    Judi Beeposted 3 years ago

    In the UK a rasher is a slice of bacon - doesn't matter whether the bacon is smoked or unsmoked, a slice is a rasher.