In Aragon we call lamb meat ternasco.
The Specific Denomination (internationally recognized food category) TERNASCO DE ARAGÓN corresponds to the meat of lambs under 90 days belonging to one of the native sheep breeds: Rasa Aragonesa, Ojinegra or Roya Bilbilitana, raised in excellent natural conditions.
The Regulatory Council of the Specific Designation "TERNASCO DE ARAGON" offers the following recipes:
The Aragonese ternasco, responds to the tender meat of young lambs that, if they have the distinctive Denomination of Origin is meat controlled from the beginning by a Regulatory Council and comes from the Aragonese Rasa, Ojinegra and Robil bilbilitana sheep breeds, adapted to the Nature of the region.
The Council first selects the parents and then controls the breeding of the lambs that are slaughtered with an average age of about 75 days and an approximate weight in carcass of 10 kilos.
Finally, at the slaughterhouse, select the channels to offer the consumer a meat of the highest category, pink, tender, juicy, soft texture and soft fat, consistent and firm.
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