Definition of dry-cure in English:



[with object]
  • Cure (meat or fish) with salt rather than in liquid.

    as adjective dry-cured ‘delicious dry-cured salamis’
    • ‘‘I probably do about 15 different varieties of pie,’ explained Mark, who also cooks his own beef, ham and pork for cold-cutting and dry-cures his own bacon.’
    • ‘With butcher premises on site, the Oxendales also produce dry-cured bacon, sourced from conventional pigs in Ayr, and a selection of their own Tamworth hams.’
    • ‘Astor put some dry-cured bacon under the grill.’
    • ‘There is prosciutto from last year hanging from a ceiling to dry-cure while 2003's batch sits on a wooden table with a basket of bread ready to make panini.’
    • ‘Mr Burton even produces his own dry-cured bacon in the old-fashioned way, using pork from Mr Frankland's farm.’