Beef from Cantabria
Which area of Spain is it typical?
- Autonomous region: Cantabria
The exquisite Beef from Cantabria is one of the basic pillars of the gastronomy of Cantabria.
The livestock that produces the so-called 'Beef from Cantabria' are cattle born, raised and butchered in Cantabria, especially the Alpine Brown and Tudanca breeds, and also including the so-called 'High Mountain' breeds, such as the 'Monchina'. The animals are fed natural feed. The meat comes in pink tones and the fat is white or cream-colour. It is very consistent and firm to the touch; it is slightly moist, with a fine texture and an excellent taste.
- Type of product: Meat
- Season: Year-round.
- Origin: The production area for 'Beef from Cantabria' covers the entire Autonomous Region.
- To drink with it: Beef from Cantabria is ideal with young crianza, reserva and gran reserva red wines. The choice depends on the cooking method and how the dish is prepared.
- Where to buy: Beef from Cantabria is available in most speciality shops, supermarkets and butcher's shops in Cantabria and Madrid.