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7 Day Dry Aged Leg Of Mutton

Heritage

We'll choose from our selection of available heritage breeds

Weight: 1 x 2.2kg

Serves: 6

Shelf life: Min 6 days

Available: Any delivery date

£38.00

Description

On the bone for maximum flavour, this joint is a fantastic introduction to the versatile properties of mutton, making for discerning slow roasted centrepieces. Good quality mutton has robust flavour and this joint also has the herbal notes characteristic of heritage breeds. Roaming the hills and fells of Yorkshire, the sheep graze naturally on wild grasses, herbs and flowers, which translates into meat with rich and characterful flavour. Cooking on the bone further enhances the flavour for a fantastic slow roasted centrepiece.

Free Range
Grass Fed
Freezable
British

How to cook

Increasingly in demand from chefs, the matured, deep flavour of the mutton leg works specially well with big flavoured herbs and spices. Treat this cut as they do venison in the South West of France, cooking long and slow in red wine, for aromatic, rich feasts, serving with vegetables, juniper, and peppercorns.

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About the cut

Leg Of Mutton

Our mutton range is sourced from sheep in their prime. This ensures rich well-marbled meat that has been dry-aged for a minimum of seven days in our dedicated dry aging room. The increasing popularity of mutton on restaurant menus is testament to the quality of this sometimes overlooked meat. This joint is carefully cut and prepared with the bone in to further enhance the flavour of this rich, flavoursome meat.

About the breed

Heritage

We'll choose from our selection of available heritage breeds

Tasting notes:
Region:

It's good to eat and enjoy mutton, showing farmers that there is a market for their flocks of mature sheep. For many years, mutton has been one of Britain's best kept culinary secrets but that's slowly changing as people embrace the quality of this meat. Our flocks forage and graze naturally, eating a mix of wild grasses, flowers, herbs, and heathers. This gives the mutton its rich, succulent taste which makes this meat such a delicacy. We want to revive the tradition of eating mutton and help more people realise that this supremely enjoyable meat should be enjoyed. Our heritage mutton is sourced from flocks of Suffolk, Swaledale, and North of England Mules.

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