Heritage pork has more marbling resulting in more tender and juicy meat
Not to be confused with the whole jowl of the pig, each pig only produces about one pound of the treasured cheek! This is a truly succulent nugget renowned for its superior taste and velvety texture. This superb little delicacy can be sauteed, or braised for a fabulous dish. Highly sought after and hard to obtain, the Heritage pig cheek is a true gem.
The secret to all great cooking is to start off with great ingredients, and nothing beats our storied Heritage breeds — Berkshire, Red Wattle, Duroc, Gloucestershire Old Spot, Large Black, and Tamworth. Each breed comes from a different culinary tradition, and boasts a distinctive, nuanced flavor.