Berkshire Pork Cheeks are a hidden gem, prized for their incredible richness and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Derived from the facial muscles of the pig, the cheeks are naturally marbled, resulting in a succulent and tender meat that is unrivaled in its culinary potential.
The Berkshire breed is celebrated for its exceptional marbling, which imparts a remarkable depth of flavor to the cheeks. This marbling, combined with the meat's natural sweetness, creates a taste sensation that is both savory and subtly sweet, captivating the senses with each bite.
Cooking Berkshire Pork Cheeks is a culinary adventure that rewards with exceptional results. Whether braised, slow-cooked, or used in stews and ragùs, the cheeks transform into a tender and flavorful masterpiece. As they simmer, the rich connective tissues break down, resulting in a luxurious and unctuous texture that adds a lusciousness to every dish.
One of the many advantages of Berkshire Pork Cheeks is their versatility. Their robust flavor profile allows them to be paired with a wide range of ingredients and culinary styles. From hearty comfort foods to elegant gourmet creations, the cheeks add a touch of sophistication and depth to any recipe.
igourmet Butcher Counter items ship separately from the rest of your order: Arrives frozen. Our meat is blast frozen at the peak of freshness to reduce crystallization and retain its juicy texture. This process ensures that the flavor and tenderness are preserved throughout the entire supply chain. Your order will ship with dry ice to ensure fresh delivery to your door. We guarantee it!
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How We Ship
Our products are always shipped so they will arrive at your door in optimal condition! We’ve carefully selected packaging options that have minimal impact on the environment without compromising on food safety or quality.
For perishable orders, we line our shipping boxes with Tempguard - a unique, padded insulator made of 100% pre-consumer recycled paper material. We further control the temperature with recycled kraft paper fill and non-toxic frozen gel packs. In the summer months, we may include dry ice to ensure fresh delivery in very hot weather.
Note: Please join our efforts to be mindful of our environment and extend the life-cycle of our packaging, by recycling your shipping box, Tempguard liner, and kraft fill (all 100% curbside recyclable!). Store the gel packs in your freezer and reuse to keep your next picnic or road trip fare cool.