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The Bresi is one of the only smoked meat of Franche-Comte that is not made of pork but beef. It's a whole beef fillet, from the very same cow that produce the milk for the Comte. The filet is carefully selected for its marbled aspect, then cured with dry salt for 3 weeks with various spices (onions, bay leaf, thyme and juniper) and is then slow smoked for 3 weeks using resinous wood. The Bresi will lose over 50 per cent of its weight after 3 weeks but will have taken a wonderful dark red colour, a translucent texture and perfume and powerful aroma.
The cows are reared outside in the French countryside.
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Nitrites and nitrates are essential for both ensuring meat is cured fully and properly and also for allowing the complex flavours to develop. Much like sulphite is a natural and important part of wine-making - nitrites do the same job for charcuterie. We want to provide transparency to you so that you can make your own decisions about consuming.
Produced by: Le Tuyé de Papi Gabi
Store between 0 and 4C
Sold by: The French Comté
LAST ORDER DATES FOR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FROM THIS MERCHANT
Express: Order by 10am on 17th December
We can deliver on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Beef, salt, saccharose, dextrose, preservative : salpeter, Antioxidant: Sodium ascorbate, Flavour enhancer: Monosodium glutamate
|Typical value||Per serving (100g)||Per 100g|
|Energy Content (kj)||849||849|
|Energy Content (kcal)||201||201|
|- of which sugars (g)||0.3||0.3|
£14.95 Free delivery