Buttery, soft, and bursting with flavor, ventresca is fatty tuna belly known for its delicate texture and divinely decadent taste.
Espinaler’s classic version, offers choice cuts of this Spanish delicacy at a more accessible price than its premium counterpart are also hand-selected from freshly harvested albacore in the northern Cantabrian Sea. The luscious layers of melt-in-your-mouth meat, perfectly rendered in a pool of olive oil are every bit as decadent as they appear. Place it on toasts with pickles for some fast and flavorful weeknight pintxos or cut open a baguette a reach for some fresh jalapeños, crunchy carrots, and cilantro for an the easy, decadent bahn mi.
TASTING: firm, fatty, umami
PAIRING: drinking vinegar, aged sheep cheese, pickled jalapeño,
INGREDIENTS: White Tuna, Olive Oil, Salt
CAUGHT IN: Iberian Peninsula