Beef cheek is not the most sought-after cut of meat. The flavour is good & strong that works well with red wine in the ingredients. When you look at the basic ingredients, this beef cheek ragu is really great value for money. Beef Cheeks: Our Beef Cheeks are 400 grams each approx & the texture is coarse with rich red colour as you would expect from a good quality grass-fed piece of beef. It was amazing Let's season the beef cheeks. What it means is that you can often get this very tasty cut of meat at a very reasonable price. Chop up the carrots, red onions and celery to make a soffritto. Jamie Oliver we made the beef cheeks ragu, from the Jamie Cooks Italy series (I am Italian and we had never heard of it made like that!). Next ingredient we've got beautiful porcini that's been dried. But as a matter of fact that works to your advantage. Maximum flavour for a minimum price tag. Salt and pepper and then we have the smoked pancetta. My oozingly rich slow-cooked beef cheek ragu with luxurious homemade pasta. Now the smell is transforming immediately with the pancetta. As the name suggests, these are from the jaw area & look like 2 little pouches that would fit in the palm of your hand.