Meat maturation, why is it important?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Meat maturation: what is it and why is it so important? To best explain meat maturation, let us start with a concept that is as simple as it is underestimated, perhaps even taboo: when an animal dies, its meat undergoes a series of biochemical processes that lead very slowly to decomposition. This is how mother nature has [...]

Zampina di Sammichele: a Unesco heritage site

Reading Time: 2 minutes "La Zampina di Sammichele: much more than just a sausage'. The speciality of il butcher Mannarino is the now well-known Apulian 'bombette pugliesi', yet the succulent meat rolls are not the only Apulian meat recipe you can find in our butcher's shop, quite the contrary. Among the wide selection of our meats, there is one dish that [...]

Christmas comes with the Friesian breed

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Christmas is coming with the Friesian breed... Christmas is approaching and with it Santa Mannarino, ready to deliver a very special meat to all carnivores in Italy. We are talking about the Friesian breed, straight from the land of Father Christmas, Finland. This particular variety is also called the European Wagyu and is often compared [...].

Chef in Camicia VS Bombetta Challenge

Bombetta challenge The Mannarino

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chef in Camicia VS Bombette In the months since it opened, Il Mannarino has seen it all, but three elegant poached chefs doing battle to the sound of bombettes was still missing! The Mannarino was in fact the scene of a no-holds-barred challenge starring our friends [...].

All the benefits of a carnivorous diet

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Eating meat is good for your health... yes! It is good for our brain development, skeletal and muscle growth, and even increases fertility. Last week some unfortunate person informed our Mannarino that there are people in the world who do not eat meat by choice. He was really shocked and since that day [...].

Republic of Bombettes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Repubblica delle Bombette The King of the Butchers of Milan doubles the meat counter by opening a new butcher's shop in the Repubblica area, for the occasion renamed Repubblica delle Bombette. The word has already spread all over Milan: the neighbourhood wives have been talking of nothing else for weeks, the church parvises are invaded by whispers, the sciureas of [...].

The Chianina breed - November 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute The queen, the tenderest, the most famous, the most recognisable... Mannarino Butcher has his eye on her. We are talking, of course, about Chianina beef. Considered the best meat for the Fiorentina steak, the Chianina is, however, a breed with many qualities that is characterised by an intense and aromatic flavour and a [...]

I know an aperitif

Reading Time: < 1 minute I know a Mannarino - How was the event? If you are a young out-of-towner living in Milan, she has probably saved you many an evening. Who are we talking about? About Caterina, mind and heart of Conosco un Posto. A blog founded in 2014 that year after year has attracted more and more friends until it has filled [...]

The Romagnola breed - October 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute The best meat from Romagna has arrived! Ah le Romagnole... Shapely, soft, tender, just the right amount of fat. Lovely to look at and even more to taste. No! We are not crazy... We are talking about the cows of the Romagnola breed! From today, the sharp axe of our Mannarini will also fall on the delicious meat of Romagna. This species is part of the [...]

Thursday 20 June - An Opening Bomb(ett)a

Inauguration The Mannarino

Reading Time: < 1 minute The meat counter is ready, knives sharpened, apron and bandana knotted... The Mannarino is at the battle station for a bomb, or rather a BOMBETTA, opening! Grand Inauguration Party: Thursday 20 June from 6.30 p.m. Our Mannarini will be at work to make you taste bombette and mozzarella, freshly prepared! The house wine [...]