Mangalitsa is delicious! Anshu Pathak calls it Mangalicious!
Mangalitsa Bellota, this block of skin-on pork
backfat, is densely packed with the juicy, acorn-rich flavors of the revered Mangalitsa
breed. Considered the "Wagyu Beef of pork," Mangalitsa is layered
with intramuscular fat that imbues the meat with a more complex and exquisite
flavor than regular pork. What's more, "Bellota" (meaning
"acorn" in Spanish) denotes a pig raised on an acorn-rich diet on the
"dehesas" or meadows of the European countryside, lending the meat an
irresistibly sweet nuttiness that has befitted European kings for centuries.
This creamy white, rich backfat can be used like
lard and other fats, lending its exceptional Mangalitsa pork flavor to fried
and sauteed foods. It has a moistening effect on game meats like venison
(preventing them from drying out during cooking), can be marinated and cured to
create the Italian salumi lardo, or can be incorporated into pates, rillettes,
sausages, and other charcuterie recipes. Whatever you use it for, it's hard to
imagine a block of fat more sumptuous!
Ingredients: Mangalitsa de bellota raw meat
Availability: Usually ships within 1 business day.
The product is perishable and must ship via Overnight service.