If you like Italian Bresaola then you are likely to enjoy our Dorset Air-Dried Beef. We make it using the silverside of grass-fed PGI West Country raised beef. The beef is cured with herbs, spices and port before being slowly air-dried in our maturing room for several weeks. We thinly slice the beef ready for you to eat.
The texture is firm but supple and the colour is a deep rich red with a flavour to match. The classic way to serve would be with salad of lettuce and rocket with shavings of parmesan and a drizzle of good quality extra virgin olive oil.
Great Taste Awards 2020 - Judges' Notes
“...Beautifully presented slices of beef with noticeable marbling and a wonderful, inviting aroma. The nose picks up herbs - leaves, stalks and the naturally occurring oils. The bite is firm and yet yielding to the tooth - this does melt away beautifully leaving beefy richness, salt, herbs and a long finish...”
“...A really attractive ruby red colour with delicate creamy veins of marbling throughout the daintily sliced pieces of beef. A very attractive appearance and an enticing sweet beefy aroma...”
“...The aroma of fermentation is evident and rather appealing, and along with the subtle spicing and addition of port makes for a very inviting cured slice of beef...”
Capreolus Great Taste Awards 2020
'Gold Award' - Taste of the West 2013
Ingredients: Beef, salt, muscovado sugar, black pepper, rosemary, thyme, juniper berries, port (SULPHITE) 160g beef used per 100g.
Preservatives: Sodium nitrite, Ascorbic acid.