Grain-fed Veal Cheeks

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While not having as robust a flavor as beef cheeks, veal cheeks are considerably more tender. Cheek meat excels in moist, slow cooking applications where the collagen can break down into gelatin & the meat becomes fork-tender.

Grain-fed veal is not the same as ‘pale veal.’ Its natural rose color comes from a varied, nutritious diet, including grains, which give the meat a more robust flavor for two reasons: First, grains give the meat subtle marbling that infuses the meat with flavor and tenderness that veal is known for. Second, grain-fed veal contains more iron and other minerals which add to the delicious flavor and the animal’s health.

Le Québécois is the first veal program to combine USDA approved All Natural* status, humane animal husbandry, full traceability, and sustainable farming practices.

*Minimally Processed. No Artificial Ingredients

Size:

2 packs, approximately 5 lbs. each (about 10 lbs.)

Features:

  • Grain-Fed
  • All Natural*
  • Frozen

Origin:

Quebec, Canada

Store veal cheeks in your freezer until the day you're ready to use them, then defrost.

Thawing Tips

Braise or boil veal cheeks in a braising liquid for the most flavor and tenderness. When cooked in sauce or broth, the collagen from the cheeks will melt into the liquid, giving it significantly better flavor and mouth feel.

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