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Herford Tri-Tip 600g

35-day salt-aged Hereford Tri Tip

A versatile and flavourful cut that showcases the quality of Hereford cattle. Whether grilled, roasted, or smoked, it delivers a satisfying and robust beef experience.

The 35-day salt-ageing period intensifies this effect by drawing out excess moisture and breaking down the meat’s fibres, resulting in an exceptionally tender and flavour-rich steak. Perfect for BBQ grilling, this aged Hereford rump steak delivers a remarkable depth of flavour, making it a choice for connoisseurs seeking the ultimate in steak quality.

£19.80

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Approximate Weight: 600g

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The Tri-Tip Cut

The tri-tip, also known as the bottom sirloin tip, is a triangular cut taken from the bottom of the sirloin. It is relatively lean but marbled enough to remain juicy and tender when cooked properly. This cut has gained popularity for its versatility and robust beefy flavour.

Characteristics

Hereford beef tri-tip is particularly prized for its balance of tenderness and flavour. The marbling inherent to Hereford beef ensures that the tri-tip remains succulent, while the leaner nature of the cut makes it a healthier option without sacrificing taste. The triangular shape makes it easy to cook evenly, and its size is ideal for feeding a family or a small gathering.

Cooking Tips

Hereford tri-tip can be cooked in various ways, making it a versatile choice for different culinary preferences:

  1. Grilling: One of the most popular methods. Start by seasoning the tri-tip generously with salt, pepper, and your favourite spices or marinade. Preheat the grill to high heat and sear the tri-tip on all sides to develop a crust. Reduce the heat to medium and continue grilling until it reaches an internal temperature of 54-57°C (130-135°F) for medium-rare.
  2. Oven Roasting: Preheat your oven to 200°C (392°F). Sear the tri-tip in a hot, oven-safe pan on all sides until browned. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast for about 20-30 minutes, or until it reaches your desired level of doneness.
  3. Smoking: For a smoky flavour, prepare your smoker to 107-121°C (225-250°F). Season the tri-tip and smoke it until it reaches an internal temperature of about 54-57°C (130-135°F). This method infuses the meat with a deep, smoky flavour.

Resting and Slicing

Allow the tri-tip to rest for at least 10 minutes after cooking. This step is crucial as it lets the juices redistribute throughout the meat, ensuring a juicy bite. When slicing, cut against the grain to maximise tenderness.

Serving Suggestions

Tri-tip pairs well with a variety of sides and sauces:

  • Chimichurri: A tangy herb sauce made with parsley, garlic, vinegar, and olive oil.
  • Roasted Vegetables: Such as potatoes, carrots, and Brussels sprouts.
  • Salads: A fresh, crisp salad with a light vinaigrette can balance the richness of the beef.

Nutritional Information

Hereford beef tri-tip is a nutrient-dense choice, offering high-quality protein, iron, and B vitamins, particularly B12. These nutrients are essential for muscle maintenance, energy production, and overall health. The lean nature of the tri-tip makes it a healthier option compared to more fatty cuts.

Ideal for Various Diets

Tri-tip is suitable for high-protein diets, such as those followed by athletes and bodybuilders. It also fits well into low-carb and keto diets, providing essential nutrients without excessive carbohydrates. Pairing it with vegetables or salads makes for a balanced, nutritious meal.

A little about Hereford Beef

A breed renowned for its exceptional meat quality. Originating from Herefordshire, England, in the 18th century, Hereford cattle are now raised globally, valued for their efficient feed conversion, adaptability, and docility. Hereford beef is particularly prized for its marbling, tenderness, and rich taste, characteristics that make it a preferred choice among chefs and steak enthusiasts.

Key Qualities of Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Marbling: Hereford beef has a noticeable amount of intramuscular fat, or marbling, which melts during cooking, adding to the steak’s juiciness and flavour.
  • Tenderness: The beef is known for its soft texture, making it a pleasure to eat. Proper aging of the meat further enhances this tenderness.
  • Flavour: Hereford beef steaks have a distinct, full-bodied taste, attributed to the cattle’s diet and genetics. The beef’s rich flavour profile stands out even with minimal seasoning.

Cooking Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Seasoning: Given its natural flavour, Hereford beef steaks require minimal seasoning — often just salt and pepper.
  • Cooking Method: Grilling or pan-searing at high temperatures is ideal for achieving a caramelised crust while keeping the interior juicy and tender.
  • Resting: Allow the steak to rest after cooking and before slicing to ensure the juices redistribute throughout the meat, enhancing its flavour and tenderness.

Ethical and Sustainable Farming:

Our North Yorkshire Hereford cattle farmers prioritise sustainable and ethical farming practices, focusing on animal welfare, pasture management, and environmentally friendly farming techniques. These practices not only contribute to the high quality of Hereford beef but also support sustainable agriculture.

Hereford beef steaks are a premium choice for those seeking exceptional quality and taste in their beef. Whether enjoyed in a fine dining establishment or cooked at home, Hereford beef offers a superior steak experience.

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Our butchers tips

The Tri-Tip Cut

The tri-tip, also known as the bottom sirloin tip, is a triangular cut taken from the bottom of the sirloin. It is relatively lean but marbled enough to remain juicy and tender when cooked properly. This cut has gained popularity for its versatility and robust beefy flavour.

Characteristics

Hereford beef tri-tip is particularly prized for its balance of tenderness and flavour. The marbling inherent to Hereford beef ensures that the tri-tip remains succulent, while the leaner nature of the cut makes it a healthier option without sacrificing taste. The triangular shape makes it easy to cook evenly, and its size is ideal for feeding a family or a small gathering.

Cooking Tips

Hereford tri-tip can be cooked in various ways, making it a versatile choice for different culinary preferences:

  1. Grilling: One of the most popular methods. Start by seasoning the tri-tip generously with salt, pepper, and your favourite spices or marinade. Preheat the grill to high heat and sear the tri-tip on all sides to develop a crust. Reduce the heat to medium and continue grilling until it reaches an internal temperature of 54-57°C (130-135°F) for medium-rare.
  2. Oven Roasting: Preheat your oven to 200°C (392°F). Sear the tri-tip in a hot, oven-safe pan on all sides until browned. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast for about 20-30 minutes, or until it reaches your desired level of doneness.
  3. Smoking: For a smoky flavour, prepare your smoker to 107-121°C (225-250°F). Season the tri-tip and smoke it until it reaches an internal temperature of about 54-57°C (130-135°F). This method infuses the meat with a deep, smoky flavour.

Resting and Slicing

Allow the tri-tip to rest for at least 10 minutes after cooking. This step is crucial as it lets the juices redistribute throughout the meat, ensuring a juicy bite. When slicing, cut against the grain to maximise tenderness.

Serving Suggestions

Tri-tip pairs well with a variety of sides and sauces:

  • Chimichurri: A tangy herb sauce made with parsley, garlic, vinegar, and olive oil.
  • Roasted Vegetables: Such as potatoes, carrots, and Brussels sprouts.
  • Salads: A fresh, crisp salad with a light vinaigrette can balance the richness of the beef.

Nutritional Information

Hereford beef tri-tip is a nutrient-dense choice, offering high-quality protein, iron, and B vitamins, particularly B12. These nutrients are essential for muscle maintenance, energy production, and overall health. The lean nature of the tri-tip makes it a healthier option compared to more fatty cuts.

Ideal for Various Diets

Tri-tip is suitable for high-protein diets, such as those followed by athletes and bodybuilders. It also fits well into low-carb and keto diets, providing essential nutrients without excessive carbohydrates. Pairing it with vegetables or salads makes for a balanced, nutritious meal.

A little about Hereford Beef

A breed renowned for its exceptional meat quality. Originating from Herefordshire, England, in the 18th century, Hereford cattle are now raised globally, valued for their efficient feed conversion, adaptability, and docility. Hereford beef is particularly prized for its marbling, tenderness, and rich taste, characteristics that make it a preferred choice among chefs and steak enthusiasts.

Key Qualities of Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Marbling: Hereford beef has a noticeable amount of intramuscular fat, or marbling, which melts during cooking, adding to the steak’s juiciness and flavour.
  • Tenderness: The beef is known for its soft texture, making it a pleasure to eat. Proper aging of the meat further enhances this tenderness.
  • Flavour: Hereford beef steaks have a distinct, full-bodied taste, attributed to the cattle’s diet and genetics. The beef’s rich flavour profile stands out even with minimal seasoning.

Cooking Hereford Beef Steaks:

  • Seasoning: Given its natural flavour, Hereford beef steaks require minimal seasoning — often just salt and pepper.
  • Cooking Method: Grilling or pan-searing at high temperatures is ideal for achieving a caramelised crust while keeping the interior juicy and tender.
  • Resting: Allow the steak to rest after cooking and before slicing to ensure the juices redistribute throughout the meat, enhancing its flavour and tenderness.

Ethical and Sustainable Farming:

Our North Yorkshire Hereford cattle farmers prioritise sustainable and ethical farming practices, focusing on animal welfare, pasture management, and environmentally friendly farming techniques. These practices not only contribute to the high quality of Hereford beef but also support sustainable agriculture.

Hereford beef steaks are a premium choice for those seeking exceptional quality and taste in their beef. Whether enjoyed in a fine dining establishment or cooked at home, Hereford beef offers a superior steak experience.

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