Tuna cheek. Whatever term you use, this is a very special cut of tuna: the inner side of the face, located just below the fish’s eyes It stands out for its distinctive flavour and texture, and is very much sought after by those looking for new culinary experiences. It has a highly gelatinous consistency and is normally grilled, although it is also the perfect ingredient for tuna casseroles, lending its unmistakable character.
The bluefin tuna, or Thunnus thynnus, is the most highly prized species of tuna, thanks to its outstanding culinary value and nutritional properties. This great versatility has made bluefin tuna one of the stars of haute cuisine over recent years, which you can now enjoy at home.
Format: 1 kg approximately, cut into blocks of approximately 300-350 g.
Thawing and storage tips:
Place in cold water with the plastic on for 15 minutes.
Take out of the water and remove the plastic.
Wrap in absorbent paper (kitchen towel) and wrap in cling film. Store in the fridge.
Once defrosted, use the same day to retain all its properties.
Must be kept refrigerated at between 0° and 4° C.
Ean Code: 8422090701025