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7 Day Dry Aged Woodland Pork T Bone Steak

Mangalica

Tasting notes: sweet, silky, creamy

Region: north yorkshire

curly coated curiosities of outstanding pork

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£10.95

2 x 330g

Serves 2

Description

Our Woodland pork is sourced from the wonderful Ed and Lexi Stavely. Learn more about how they raise their properly free-range hogs here.

Ideal for big appetites, the pork T bone steak offers lean character, but with fat cover and rich, juicy flavours from both the fillet and the loin. As such, they're ideal for tasty mid week meals, or Saturday night treats, with the pork showcasing the quality of our outdoor reared hogs, allowed to mature at their own pace on hearty diets, and sourced exclusively from small, traditional pig farms.

Shelf life: minimum 5 days.

Free Range
Freezable
British

more about our woodland pork farm

Our free-range Woodland pork is sourced from the wonderful Ed and Lexi Stavely, in a patchwork of woodlands close to our base in the Cathedral City of Ripon. The pigs root, forage, and wallow to their heart's content and when the ground has been turned up, the hard-working hogs are moved on to a new challenge. Ed and Lexi's pigs are a mixture of Mangalicas, Tamworths, Large Whites, and Durocs, with the heritage breed meat and wild foraging providing rich flavours and ample marbling.

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About the cut

Pork T Bone Steak

Another pork steak with its name borrowed from beef butchery, the pork T bone is similarly meaty, consisting of both pork loin and the prized fillet. Despite this, they're a good value cut, combining quantity with quality. The key for the butcher is to carefully cut out the meat to ensure a neat steak with the characteristic T bone left in for the flavour and yielding ample meat.

About the breed

Mangalica

curly coated curiosities of outstanding pork

Tasting notes:
sweet, silky, creamy
Region:
north yorkshire

At first glance, the Mangalica might be mistaken for another creature. Wrapped in a distinctive woolly coat, they're a hardy breed, well suited to outdoor rearing where they can forage and dig for grubs at their own pace - imbuing the meat with flavour and unrivalled marbling. This curly haired creature is laid back in nature, and were once so prized they traded alongside gold in Central European markets. The mechanisation and rationalisation of agriculture almost drove the breed to extinction, however chefs have led the charge to revive the breed, hailing the Mangalica as the wagyu of the pork world. Traditionally they were reared for lard and prized for their mellow, silky fat, and as you'd expect from this breed, the pork is beautifully marbled throughout. The breed has become popular with home cooks meaning British breeders are able to revive this old-world breed for years to come.

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Mangalica

curly coated curiosities of outstanding pork

Tasting notes:
sweet, silky, creamy
Region:
north yorkshire

At first glance, the Mangalica might be mistaken for another creature. Wrapped in a distinctive woolly coat, they're a hardy breed, well suited to outdoor rearing where they can forage and dig for grubs at their own pace - imbuing the meat with flavour and unrivalled marbling. This curly haired creature is laid back in nature, and were once so prized they traded alongside gold in Central European markets. The mechanisation and rationalisation of agriculture almost drove the breed to extinction, however chefs have led the charge to revive the breed, hailing the Mangalica as the wagyu of the pork world. Traditionally they were reared for lard and prized for their mellow, silky fat, and as you'd expect from this breed, the pork is beautifully marbled throughout. The breed has become popular with home cooks meaning British breeders are able to revive this old-world breed for years to come.

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