7 Day Dry-Aged Texel Lamb Neck Fillet

Farm: North York Moors National Park

Shelf Life: 6 Days

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Serves: 4 1 X 1Kg (2.2lb) £17.95
/ £17.95 each
Free Range Can Be Frozen Grass Fed Great Britain Native Breed
The Neck Fillet is prized by butchers, with the ample marbling making it sweet, very tender, and perfect for slow cooks. Indeed, this cut is increasingly finding its way onto restuarant specials boards, and is a good introduction to our alternative cuts of lamb. Ours are characterized by the quality of the grazing of our flocks, with subtle differences in the diet of the lamb changing the taste of the rich meat, depending on the geographic location.

The Texel is a relative newcomer to these Isles, but have been a huge hit with chefs, butchers, and farmers alike. Thick set and tough, they can thrive anywhere, producing some of the most consistent lamb with an even covering of fat, and meat that is sweet and delicate. Often to be seen in larger flocks, occasionally nibbling on turnips and sugar beet, this lamb is a great all rounder, perfect for steaks, chops and roasting joints

Tasting Notes: Delicate, Sweet, Rounded

A forgotten cut, once again returning to British butcher's boards as chefs rediscover the fantastic quality of the Neck Fillet. This cut is particularly well marbled, which is something butchers look for to know the meat is excellent as it gives tenderness and flavour in the kitchen. Once cut, the meat is carefully trimmed to give a neat fillet of lamb.
An under-appreciated cut, which offers great value and makes for very tasty and rich slow cooking. Try using as the man ingredient in your Lancashire Hot Pot or Irish Stew for fantastic results, served alongside seasonal vegetables and creamy mashed potato.
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