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Bavette Steak

A cheaper cut of beef popular in France, coming from the area we know as skirt or flank. It's strong on flavour, but weak on tenderness, so needs to be fried/grilled rare (or thereabouts), or it will become tough.

Tenderising with a meat hammer will help, but shouldn't be overdone, or you'll lose valuable juices and hence flavour.

An overnight soak in a little olive oil will do the trick, if you have time.

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Mon 23rd November 2015 by nog otton


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it is precise and to the point,the steak is cut across the grain and can be eaten hot or cold ,it can have fantastic flavour and can be very tender.must be cooked very quickly enjoy.( its also reasonably cheap and underrated too)

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