First quality lamb in Marbella
Lamb is a very popular red meat with enormous health benefits. It is obtained from a young sheep (no more than a year old), and serves as a great source of necessary nutrients for our body. Because of breeding practices, butchery and cutting methods, the amount of lamb fat has been reduced to a high level in the last twenty years, and that is why it is considered a healthy meat.
Lamb is rich in various nutrients, such as protein, iron, vitamin B12, zinc, selenium, niacin, and is low in saturated fat.
From different areas of Spain, sheep meat is highly valued for its excellent flavor, its incredible tenderness and delicious juiciness, three singularities that make it a main ingredient in a multitude of regional foods, roast being its best presentation, The versatility of this meat makes it suitable for stews, plates or stews.
The sheep is the domestic animal with the greatest breeding tradition to obtain its meat and that of its offspring, the lamb, since the first records of this human activity date back to 9,000 years ago, in the Middle East. Undoubtedly, lamb meat, in its various presentations, has been a constant in the cuisine of a significant part of the world’s population and, in our days, the star of many restaurants specialized in cooking.
The treatment that the lamb receives in the restoration is very varied and depends a lot on the geographical area. In the plateau, it is customary to give a sober culinary treatment, with a simple asado, (normally, of suckling). In the north, on the other hand, it tends to be prepared in stews that are sufficiently seasoned and accompanied by garnish. In any case, in Spain there is a strong culinary culture of the lamb. The pieces of Lamb of La Mancha, Ternasco de Aragón, Cordero de Navarra, Lechazo de Castilla y León and Cordero de las Sierras de Segura and La Sagra are greatly appreciated.
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Health benefits of eating lamb:
- Lamb is a good source of protein for our body.
- The lamb contains high levels of selenium, a mineral that helps fight asthma attacks.
- It also contains high levels of iron, which is an integral component of hemoglobin and the formation of red blood cells in the body.
- It is a good source of vitamin B12, which promotes the health of the nervous system.
- Niacin (vitamin B3) helps with protection against Alzheimer’s disease.
- Lamb is good for people who are aware of their health, as it is a source of “good fat”.
The best quality lamb varieties are the following:
Lechazo de Castilla y León is a Protected Geographical Indication. Its production area extends to all the cereal regions of Castilla y León with the Churra, Castellana and Ojalada breeds.
Among its varieties the most select are:
Exquisite symbol of Spanish cuisine and a whole declaration of intentions of any restaurant. Perfect to give your menu or daily recipe the exotic touch with which to delight your guests.
Pride Castilian-Leonese and ruin of all lovers of the grill and roasts. Few meats exist so delicate, soft and exquisite.
The “Chivo Lechal Malagueño” is a traditional food produced in the province of Málaga from Malagueña goats. It is the first Spanish goat meat associated with a quality brand.
It is an animal of approximately one month of age, with a live weight between 8 and 10 kg and a weight to the carcass between 4 and 6 kg.
The “Chivo Lechal Malagueño” meat, coming from a young animal, exclusively fed with milk, has a pale pink color, a high degree of tenderness and juiciness, together with a soft and characteristic flavor, ideal for both preparations traditional culinary as well as for haute cuisine.
From the nutritional point of view, it is a light food, with around 2.5% of intramuscular fat easily digestible, more than 35% of which corresponds to oleic acid, and with more than 17% high protein. biological value It is a good natural source of iron.
The “Chivo Lechal Malagueño” Quality Mark is also framed under the “Carne de Cabrito” Product Specifications as a quality system for the certification of products for the use of the Certified Quality mark of the Junta de Andalucía.