One of the best discoveries this year, Trealy Farm cured meats, based in Monmouthshire (trealyfarm.com), are producing top-notch cured meats of the finest quality. They are certainly the best I have come across and we have been serving a selection on a meat board in the restaurants and have had great feedback. One of my favourite cuts is the cured cheek – almost like a dry-cured Bath chap – and it is delicious just served on its own or on hot, lightly buttered toast like this.
6-8 slices of sourdough
A little softened butter for spreading
Enough thinly sliced Trealy Farm pork cheek to lay on the toast
Freshly ground black pepper to serve
Toast or grill the sourdough on a ribbed grill or barbecue. Lightly spread with butter, then lay the cured pork cheek on and grind a little black pepper on top. Serve immediately.