Originally Posted by BusyBee
I suppose I put too much water in - it said "1cm of water" but it didn't state whether the bottom of the meat should be covered in 1cm of water (which is what I assumed, and did).
Usually if the food is supposed to be immersed in liquid, the recipe will state that; otherwise, added liquid should just be put in the cooking vessel in the stated amount. Also, roasting is a dry cooking method, so the food shouldn't be in liquid; cooking in liquid is braising. HTH.