Pavé (heel muscle)

Code: Leg B002

Important Note

For this cut, the heel muscle should be matured for a minimum of 14 days.

Description

The heel muscle is seam cut and two tender muscles are removed to use this pavé. A section of coarse grain meat is removed. This pavé has a similar texture to the pavé (Thick Flank).

Leg B002
Leg B002
Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 1

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Heel muscle.

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 2

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Remove the Pencil muscle by following the natural seams.

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 3

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Pencil muscle (flexor superficialis).

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 4

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The remaining muscle (gastrocnemius) can be…

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 5

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…separated into 3 parts by following…

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 6

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…the natural seams between them.

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A. very tender – frying quality B. less tender - braising quality.

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 8

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From the less tender muscle,…

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…remove excess gristle and…

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 10

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…cut into Braising Steaks.

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The remaining 2 muscles are extremely tender and suitable for Pavés.

Pavé (heel muscle) Meat Cut Spec Step 12

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Remove all connective tissue and gristle.

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Remove the coarse section of the larger muscle and square the ends of the smaller muscle.

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Cut muscle into Pavés of required weight.

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Both muscles cut into Pavés.

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