What does yak meat taste like?
Yak tastes a bit like bison, but it’s a much deeper red thanks to higher hemoglobin in yaks’ blood cells. The animals, built for high-altitude environments with less oxygen, also have up to three more ribs and a larger lung capacity than cattle.
Do yaks taste good?
Yak has a sweet, clean flavor, not gamey, greasy, or dry. Yak’s unique delicate flavor is most desirable to discerning, health-conscious palates. Most all of our customers are very surprised with how good the flavor is. The delicate flavor comes from its unique distribution of fatty acid percentages.
Is yak healthier than beef?
Yak meat is a healthy, lean protein that is lower in cholesterol and saturated fat than beef. It is also a more environmentally friendly option, since yaks require significantly less land and water than cattle.