Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Beef steak carpaccio

Carpaccio is a dish of raw meat such as beef, veal, salomon or tuna thinly sliced or pounded thin and served mainly as an appetizer.Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of Harry's Bar in Venice, who prepared the dish for the countess Amalia Nani Mocenigo when he learned that the doctors had recommended that she eat raw meat. Inspired by the paintings by Vittore Carpaccio the Venetian painter known for the tones of his reds and whites composed the dish that today we all know by the name of “Carpaccio”.The typical Piedmont Carpaccio is made with very thin slices of beef meat placed on a dish with a marinade made with lemon, olive oil and with shavings of white truffle or Parmesan cheese. Today the typical Italian Carpaccio preparations are varied, but usually is prepared serving the thin slices of meat with olive oil, lemon, shavings of Parmesan cheese on a bed of arugula. So If you don´t have a time to cook, this could be your easy and quick lunch!


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