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Salted Ox Tongue


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Smallholding Farms In & Around Yorkshire

Weight: 1 x 750g

Available: 29th March – 14th April

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An out of favour cut coming back into fashion, Ox Tongue is very nutritious and offers fantastic eating quality, especially sliced in sandwiches. Ours are cured using a traditional wet brine for ten days to deliver the best quality when cooked. The Ox Tongue is part of our commitment to offer cuts that have fallen out of the popular imagination, but showcase some of the best of British artisan butchery.

Shelf life: minimum 3 days.

Ox Tongue: (beef) (97%), water, salt (90-100%), preservatives: (potassium nitrate, sodium nitrite) (<2%), propylene glycol (E1520) (<2%).

Free Range
Grass Fed

How to cook salted ox tongue

Cook with aromatic vegetables to enhance the delicious flavours, while try pressing and slicing cold for deep sandwiches. Ox Tongue is also well suited to serving hot with puy lentils finished with a little parsley, alongside hot mustard and a glass of aged sherry for a delicious meal. Be sure to consult our recipes if you'd like further guidance.

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About the cut

Ox Tongue

The Ox Tongue was once a staple of British butcher's boards, and was often popular on special occasions for buffets. Demand for Ox Tongue is rising again, and it remains a prized piece of offal. Ours are taken from grass fed pedigree beef herds, before being cured by in our traditional wet brine for ten days. This is to bring out the flavour of the Ox Tongue, before being cooked at home.

About the breed


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Smallholding Farms In & Around Yorkshire

It's good to eat and enjoy heritage breed meat from British breeds, showing farmers that there is a market for their herds and flocks and encourage them to rear them. Without a demand for their meat, many breeds would die out altogether. When intensive farming reigned unchallenged in the second half of the last century, many of our traditional breeds all but disappeared because they don't take kindly to factory farming. We want to change this and help more people realise that we need to safeguard the natural biodiversity of our farm animals and to demand meat with intrinsic flavour that comes from higher welfare systems. All of our meat fits that bill perfectly.

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