Brutto e Buono 4KG
Brutto e Buono is a not well known cut, but actually one of the great stars of Piedmontese butchery. It is a cut from from the front, below the neck, rich in collagen, very tender and flavorful from 100% Female Fassona Piemontese of at least 36 months old.
The meat of female cattle has natural fat marbling that makes it tender and tasty. The muscle fibers of female cattle are genetically more compact and juicier, characterized by a rich, round aroma that is never ferrous, with a perfect balance between sweetness and sapidity and an exceptional persistence, as well as hints of hazelnuts and hay.
Famous throughout mixed boiled meats, Fassona Piemontese Brutto e Buono is a cut that also lends itself to roasts and long cooking. It is great if slow cooked, ideal for boiled dishes and stews in Barolo wine.
What makes the Fassona Breed special?
The history of the Piedmontese Breed dates back to the Paleolithic era, when wild cattle species merged with zebu herds from Pakistan. The new crossbreeding spread mainly in Italy, excellent for milk and meat, this breed was used as a working animal, a factor that influenced the genetics and ended up generating hypertrophy of the rump and thigh muscles.
Adult beef - Piedmontese breed "Fassona"
4 kg approx.
Oberto butchery first opened in Alba, in the heart of the Langhe hills in Italy, in 1965. Pietro Oberto specialized in supplying extremely high quality meat. Oberto selects the Piedmontese “Fassona” breed of cattle, obtaining the best taste profile from this meat through maturing. Oberto's are pioneers in Fassona creation: 100% Piedmontese breed meat obtained exclusively from female cattle of over 36 months and aged for at least two weeks.