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Galician Sirloin Steak

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Kitty Fisher’s restaurant in Mayfair serves what the food writer Tom Parker Bowles describes as ‘an aged mooer’ – aka Galician steak. Galicia, in case you’re not familiar, is the … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Picanha Steak

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Picanha is a stunning cut of beef from the top of the rump. It’s most popular in Brazil, but it’s being offered by top-notch butchers (such as the guys at … Continue reading

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Butcher’s Masterclass: How to cut your own Flat Iron Steaks

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  The feather blade is a wondrous piece of meat in terms of flavour – but you need a lot of time on your hands to cook it. Cut from between … Continue reading

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Flat Iron Steak with Burnt Onion Ketchup

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Flat Iron steak is an exceptional cut of beef. It’s become quite trendy in Britain because it’s relatively cheap and hugely flavourful with a wonderful toothsome texture: like a cross … Continue reading

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Can you cook fillet steak from frozen? Yes…here’s how…

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Have you ever thought of cooking a steak from frozen? It sounds like madness, doesn’t it? Sheer lunacy. But according to this article, the results are better than if you … Continue reading

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Himalayan Salt-Aged Fiorentina Steak

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Meat lovers are all too familiar with the benefits of dry-ageing a great piece of beef. The enzymes in the decaying process break down the connective tissue in the muscle … Continue reading

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Review: Flat Iron Steakhouse, Denmark Street, Soho, London, W1

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  My kids, aged 12, 9 and 6, love nothing better than a Flat Iron Steak. Yes, they are spoilt. But, yes, I love them enough to give them the … Continue reading

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Review: Aldi Wagyu Sirloin Steak, £6.99

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When I read in a newspaper that Aldi was selling Wagyu beef for just £6.99 for an 8oz steak, I fell off my chair. This just couldn’t be true, could … Continue reading

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Boucherie Roulière, Paris: Where the steak is so blue it moos!

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  @recipeshed How would you like your steaks cooked? Oh, just knock its horns off, wipe its nasty ass, and chunk it right here on this plate. — John Clayton … Continue reading

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Brazilian Rump Steak Kebabs

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You may have noticed that the World Cup 2014 will soon be upon us. And thus, hours of TV is being dedicated to that faraway land with its exotic climes, … Continue reading

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Vietnam Pho Bo (Spicy Beef and Noodle Soup)

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Time and effort-wise, Vietnam Pho Bo is not for the faint-hearted. It involves several processes and a lot of ingredients, but the results are well worthwhile: spicy and fragrant from … Continue reading

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Fillet Steak with Wasabi Butter and Triple-Cooked Chips

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Friday night is Steak Night in Housedad Towers. It might sound boring to do the same thing every week, but when one reaches a certain age, routine keeps you sane. … Continue reading

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60-Day Aged Rump of Dexter Beef

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This is a truly magnificent hunk of beef. So hunky, in fact, it could have its own female fan club. The breed: Dexter. The cut: Rump.   The age: 60 … Continue reading

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White Park Bone-In Fillet Steak

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Bone-In Fillet Steak has been a holy grail pursuit of mine for some time. The only time I’ve tried it before was on the ‘other’ side (to the sirloin side) … Continue reading

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Perfect Cauliflower Cheese Bake with Cote de Boeuf Steak

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My wife’s favourite accompaniment to a roast dinner or juicy steak is cauliflower cheese. She claims hers is better than mine – but (whisper it) she’s wrong! THIS is the … Continue reading

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USDA Prime Striploin Steak with Bone Marrow Butter and Lard-Fried Triple-Cooked Chips

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  Ever since my wife treated me to a birthday night at Wolfgang Puck’s The Cut restaurant in London’s Park Lane, I’ve been keen to try USDA Prime Striploin at … Continue reading

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Fillet Steak with Bone Marrow Melt and Gentleman’s Relish

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I had my friends Ray and Sara over for dinner at the weekend and wanted to treat them to something extra special. Sara, in particular, loves her steak, so the … Continue reading

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Longhorn Fillet Steak with Nobu Umami #5 Mushrooms

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I have enjoyed some formidable steaks in my time, but this one was right up there with the best of them. The breed: Longhorn (sourced Tori and Ben’s Farm, which … Continue reading

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Sirloin Steak Marinated in Beer and Brown Sugar

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Of all the cuts, sirloin steak is my favourite. In this recipe, I’ve marinated it in beer, teryaki and brown sugar. The results were savoury and sweet. Very nice. And … Continue reading

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How to trim and cook onglet: the beefiest steak you will ever taste – and the best value for money

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Onglet isn’t going to win any beauty contests, but looks can be deceiving: this is a bee-yoo-ti-ful steak, flavour-wise. One of the best. And as cheap as the chips you … Continue reading

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Rare Breeds Steak Challenge #8: Longhorn Cote de Boeuf

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I am passionate about rare breed beef and over the last year I’ve been on a quest to sample as much as possible. Check out my Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge to find … Continue reading

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Sliced Teryaki Steak and Chargrilled Vegetables

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  In my quest to find the perfect steak, on the advice of a friend I decided to try  Costco Sirloin. My first two, cooked medium-rare for two-minutes each side … Continue reading

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Review: Bart’s New York Steak Rub

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I rarely flavour my steaks, preferring the simple taste of good beef, enhanced by a little salt and a grinding of black pepper. But I’m no stick-in-the-mud – and a … Continue reading

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A Great Gift For Father’s Day: Simon Cave’s Manly Food

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If you are a man who loves to cook, or are married to a man whose Nirvana is the kitchen, then food writer and blogger Simon Cave’s ‘Manly Food’ cookbook … Continue reading

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Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge #7 Shorthorn

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It’s stage seven of the Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge. The seventh breed up for the challenge is ….SHORTHORN The Breed:  The Shorthorn breed has been developed over 200 years from Teeswater and … Continue reading

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Onglet and Chips

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I first ate onglet steak at a café in Paris the first (actually, first of two) time my wife and I managed to get away for a weekend since we’ve … Continue reading

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Rare Breeds Steak Challenge #2 Belted Galloway

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It’s stage two of the Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge. The mission is to measure steaks new to me against the best steak I’ve ever eaten: Australian wagyu. Via ‘purveyors of … Continue reading

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Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge: #1 Hereford

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It’s stage one of the Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge. The mission is to measure steaks new to me aganist against the best steak I’ve ever eaten: Australian wagyu. Via ‘purveyors … Continue reading

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The Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge

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I’m sick of reading about horse meat and the corrupt and fraudulent way it has violated our food chain. There’s clearly something quite sinister going on and the culpable villains … Continue reading

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Dads’ Dining Club Review: M.A.S.H: Modern American Steak House, Brewer Street, London, W1F 9ZN

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  I have just had the best restaurant steak I have ever eaten. I have just received the best service I’ve ever encountered. I have just experienced sophistication combined with … Continue reading

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