La Tienda in the Press
Gear Patrol - June 28, 2017
Spanish Jamón’s Forgotten Cousin Is (Finally) Available StatesideEmily Singer
Bacon aside, much of the best cured meat hails from Europe. But trade restrictions have left Americans in the dark about number of regional hidden gems, like cecina, a dry-cured smoked beef from northwest Spain that dates back to the Roman era. Spanish specialty food store La Tienda is changing that, having partnered with New Jersey-based gourmet meat company Braaitime (a purveyor of biltong, a South African jerky) to bring cecina to the U.S. for the first time in nearly two decades.