Ever wondered what retired dairy cow tastes like? Well now you can find out for yourself. This Pasture for Life ex Jersey dairy cow comes from Horton House Organic Farm, Wiltshire. This cow would off been responsible thousands of litres of antibiotic free milk and will come to you having been hung for 4+ weeks making it achingly tender and flavoursome.
100% pasture fed beef does benefit from a lighter touch in the kitchen compared with conventional beef. To cook, sear fat side down for a few minutes to render some fat then cook to medium rare. The important point here is that you want the fat to gradually melt while the exterior of the meat caramelises. So use a medium heat and finish in the oven if necessary. Season and rest well.
These organic and 100% pasture fed dairy cows are milked once a day for life, producing nutrient dense milk which is now being used to make the UK’s first 100% pasture fed cheeses. At 8 years+, retired cows will continue to graze pasture for at least another season before they feed back into this “closed loop” food system as cow beef. The meat is dry aged for 4-8 weeks.
We are founder members of a new Pasture for Life initiative focussed on developing the concept for pasture fed and suckled veal, from the “cow with calf” dairy system.
Three generations of the Rider family have been rotational grazing on these ex
Keep in original packaging & refrigerate. Remove from packaging & rest at room temperature before cooking. Suitable for freezing
Minimum 3 days
Horton House Organic Farm is a Crown Tenancy farm situated on the Wiltshire Somerset border in the lush Pewsey Vale and