Japanese a5 Wagyu Fillet Mignons

£70

Japanese Wagyu A5 - BMS 8-12 (Exceptional)

 Japanese Wagyu A5 Wagyu beef comes from the Kuroge Washu breed and is rated the 'best in the world'.  Raised by hand in a respectful and devoted manner, it is then graded by the Japan Meat Grading association who grade the quality from the cross-section of the sixth and seventh rib. The criteria of quality include brightness, firmness and dryness of the meat, the visual quality of the marbling, and the shape of the whole carcass.

Wagyu cattle are provided with a comfortable and enjoyable life in the pristine natural environments of Japan, which includes over 70% naturally mountainous and forest-rich land. They are fed Japanese rice straw from Japanese rice paddies, which is indispensable in building the pure white colour of Wagyu’s marbled fat. Japan’s abundant sources of natural spring water further contribute to breeding healthy and strong wagyu.

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Usage: Fillet mignons are slices of a whole tail end of a Japanese Wagyu A5 whole fillet. Each set pack contains 4-5 pieces of fillet approximately 50-70g each.

We recommend Japanese Wagyu steaks be cooked a little longer than normal - medium-rare or even medium. This allows the intramuscular fat to caramelize and become crisp which once rested still allows the steak to be perfectly tender while realising the true flavour of the wagyu.  Steaks are not the only way to enjoy Wagyu. Traditional preparation methods include sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, one-pot dishes that render out more of the fat than grilling.

Sukiyaki simmers thinly sliced beef in a pot with vegetables, usually bathed in a sauce made with soy sauce, sugar and sake. A raw egg is served with the dish, used for dipping the beef after it's extracted from the broth.

Shabu-shabu is a light and healthy meal made with strips of meat even thinner than those used for sukiyaki. The beef strips are briefly cooked in a simmering kombu kelp broth.

Note: These A5 Wagyu fillet mignon steaks have been cut from fresh in the UK with excess fat removed, then ultra-quick frozen to offer the ultimate in freshness and quality. The ultra-rapid freezing process prevents large ice crystals forming that can damage cells and tissue fibres. Upon defrosting IQF Kobe Wagyu steaks, you will find the same fantastic quality and performance as you would a fresh product.  

Wagyu steaks when cut discolours extremely quickly and the rapid freezing process helps prevent this.  Upon defrosting they can lose their bright colour but this is no way affects their fabulous eating quality and is purely cosmetic.

Origin: Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Authenticity: In 2007 Japan the Livestock Industry Association along with Wagyu breeders created a Universal Wagyu mark. This mark is proof of authenticity, signifying genuine, purebred Wagyu beef raised in Japan. The Universal Wagyu mark is used on blocks of beef and sliced meat in packs. 

You will find your ID number on the front of the pack and can check the authenticity of your purchase here

Minimum 4 pieces.  200g Minimum Combined weight.

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SHIPPING RATES (UK MAINLAND ONLY)

EXPRESS DELIVERY (Tues-Fri)
£7.50
EXPRESS AM BY 12 (Tues- Fri) 
£12.50
EXPRESS AM BY 10.30AM (Tues-Fri)
£25.00
SATURDAY DELIVERY 
£15.00
SATURDAY BY 12 
£25.00

 

All orders received before 3pm can be dispatched the same day unless a specific future date is selected using the date picker on the basket page of our website.  We do not deliver on Sunday or Monday.

OUR COURIERS

We send all of our shipments on an express overnight courier service, usually with DPD.  We have a perishable account giving our parcels priority in their network.  Should you not be at home at the time of delivery, the driver will try to find a safe place to leave your parcel and send you a notification.  However, we do always encourage you to be in to receive your goods to ensure there is no risk of theft, for which we do not accept liability. 

If your residence opens directly onto a pavement or you have a shared access it may not be possible for your driver to find a safe place in the event that you are out, in this case your parcel will return to the depot and one more delivery will be attempted the following day.  After two unsuccessful delivery attempts, due to the perishable nature of the contents your parcel will be disposed of.

DELIVERY TIME SLOTS

On the day of your delivery you will receive a notification with your one hour time slot via SMS and email.

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PACKAGING

For the shipping fresh and frozen goods we use high quality mixed recyclable insulated packaging to keep your products perfect through the courier network.

To keep frozen goods at the correct temperature we use a safe alternative to dry ice.  These gel packs freeze to a temperature of -45° and stay frozen for an extended period of time. Completely food safe and fully recyclable/reusable.

FROZEN PRODUCTS

The vast majority of shipments arrive frozen but we cannot guarantee this.  In the event that your order has defrosted it should still be at a very low temperature when you receive it and therefore fine to put in your freezer.  Refreezing is only unsafe if the product has reached 8°c. It is worth mentioning that supermarkets routinely sell defrosted food as "fresh", with the advice that it may be frozen when you get home.

All frozen products arrive in extremely high quality, fully insulated packaging.

FRESH TRUFFLES

All fresh truffles are sent in a foil resealable pack with an absorbent paper.  This is suitable for storing in your fridge.  If storing truffles for more than a few days we recommend wrapping them in paper towel or using a Tuberpac.  Fresh truffles are always best consumed as soon as possible.