- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 300 gm chestnut-flower honey (see note)
- 1 tbsp cloves
- 1 star anise
- 1 leg ham, bone in (about 8kg), skin removed, fat scored
- 1Preheat oven to 180C. Combine mustard, honey, cloves and star anise in a small bowl, stir to combine. Place ham in a large roasting pan and pour over glaze. Roast, basting occasionally, until golden and warmed through (1-1¼ hours), thinly slice, serve.
Chestnut-flower honey is available from Simon Johnson and select delicatessens. If unavailable, substitute another single-flower honey.
This recipe is from the December 2010 issue of
Drink Suggestion: Chestnut lager or similarly full-flavoured beer. Drink suggestion by Max Allen