We are talking all things ham this week to celebrate our Annual Ham Sale!
Ham! There is so much to say about ham. More than any other cut on the pig, we talk about ham the most. Each and every week we at Heritage Foods process and sell 200 pasture-raised heritage breed pigs. The average weight of each pig is around 245lbs. And of those 245lbs about 65lbs is ham weight.
Besides weighing a lot, the ham is a challenge to move because the 150 restaurants we sell to each week hardly purchase any ...
We are so honored to be partners in the launch of Casella’s Prosciutto Speciale, a unique and delicious addition to the American food scene. Our heritage breed prosciutto is something special, or as The New York Times says “outstanding” — each one celebrates true American flavor. Casella’s follows a time-honored Italian recipe — happy, healthy […]
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News of the Heritage Foods partnership with master curemaster, chef, educator, and guru Cesare Casella has spread like wildfire — Cesare is a leader in the new movement for Heritage American charcuterie, and no one is more excited than, well, Cesare! “The lardo, the rosemary, the juniper berries, the curing salts, those smells are inside […]
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One of the most exciting things happening here at Heritage in the New Year is our newly-forged relationship with Cesare Casella, master Michelin-starred chef, the Dean of Italian Studies at the International Culinary Center and celebrated restaurateur....
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Following our perfectly insane foray into San Francisco armed with Cesare Casella’s new line of amazing prosciutti, we returned to the left coast to introduce these Italian-style cured hams to Los Angeles’ best chefs and culinary luminati. These are truly the very best heritage hams, prepared naturally in a traditional style – cured in only salt, […]
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From Chef Cesare Casella, this True Tuscan dish is an American favorite with a Tuscan miners’ touch. Buglione was traditionally made around a campfire and miners would throw everything they could find into this stew. Buglione, lamb pot pie, is perfect for this cold weather and would be a holiday treat.
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Cesare Casella is an iconic Chef and Salumiere renowned for his authentic Tuscan cuisine. Chef Casella became legendary in New York City’s restaurant scene with the opening of Beppe several decades ago, delighting diners with new standards of Italian fare in America. Chef Casella is truly a master of his trade. Cesare grew up working […]
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