Meat and cheese are such a great combination! With the unique blend of textures and flavours, this is sure to be a big hit among those that love to eat meat. This fairly simple dish is perfect to make at home for family and also for guests. The juicy and cheesy taste will make your dinner finer than usual.
What is Steak & Cheese
Steak is generally a cut of meat that can be fish, ground beef, lamb, mutton or chicken. The core foundation of a steak is the method of preparation of the meat which is by grilling it. The slice of meat is grilled over an open flame to preserve its juiciness, flavour and tenderness.
The preparation of the steak is also cooked according to one’s preferences whether the meat should be done rare, medium, medium rare, medium well or well done. These different levels of meat preparation produce different taste and texture.
Besides, cheese is one of the dairy products that comes from milk. There are many different types of cheese that can be creamy, sour or salty. The taste of cheese can enhance the taste of a dish.
History of Steak & Cheese
Steak first originated from Scandinavia, in the middle of the 15th century. In that era, the word, “steak” is defined as a thick chop meat sliced from the hind-quarter of a cattle. Steak is usually grilled to slow-cook the meat with less oil in order to eat healthily while preserving the juiciness and the tenderness of the meat.
What differs each steak from one and another? The basics of steak is actually is similar in every country which is a chop of grilled meat, however, the distinct recipes to prepare each steak is special. Different regions may also have different sauces, butter and garnishes to the meat which are essential to the flavour of the steak.
Here in Malaysia, cheese has long been the favourite of many locals. This trend has been well-received by the locals as we all love the enhanced taste of our meals due to the unique taste of cheese. There are over a thousand types of cheese produced across the globe. The combination of meat and the right cheese is sure to knock you off your feet. The savoury taste of steak is elevated by the creamy and sweet taste of cheese.
Health Benefits of Steak & Cheese
Beef steak is the best dietary source of Vitamin B12 which is an important source of nutrients needed by our body in order to have proper blood production. It is also rich in iron which is important for our body and muscle growth.
For fish steak, this dish is equipped with good amount of proteins, vitamins and nutrients that will help lower blood pressure and lessen the possibility of having a heart attack and even stroke.
As for cheese, this dairy product has a high amount of calcium, fat and protein. Calcium helps to strengthen bones and teeth. It is also good for those who are underweight as it helps to increase muscle content and bone density.
Where to Find Steak & Cheese in Malaysia
Steak and cheese can be found at Rock Bottom, Bangsar which serves grilled juicy chicken breast with carrot, broccoli and cheese. This fine dish is a combination of great taste, balanced diet and vibrant colours on a plate. On the other hand, steak & cheese can also be found at your nearest fast food restaurant; Subway which serves this tasty steak & cheese. This go-to dinner can be enjoyed in these two restaurants.
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