Quality meat products are not always easy to find. Most neighbourhoods in each city of Australia will typically feature a number of butcher shops. But, not all butcheries offer a diverse range of products. This is why it’s best to look around before you find a butcher shop that meets all your requirements. The best butcheries will not only offer the freshest and finest cuts of meat. They will also supply an enviable range of products including steaks, cured and gourmet meats.
How to Buy the Best Steaks from the Butcher Shop in Your Neighbourhood
Cuts that are ideal for steaks will be tender and feature lots of marbling. Some of the best cuts of beef for steak will usually come from:
- The Tenderloin
- The top sirloin
- The T-Bone and,
- The rib eye or the entrecote
Butcheries and supermarkets usually offer a wide range of steaks. Look for steaks that feature the terms ‘rib’, ‘strip’ or ‘loin’ in the name. Similarly, for tender and flavourful steaks, look for little flecks of fat that occur naturally in the muscle of the meat. Known as marbling, these flecks of fat serve to enhance the flavour of the meat considerably.
Some butcheries might classify their steaks with the terms ‘prime’, ‘choice’ and ‘select’. In this scenario, opt for ‘prime’ quality steaks for the best quality steaks, followed by ‘choice’ and then, select’. Similarly, supermarkets might necessitate purchasing readymade steaks of the standard thickness. However, visit your local butchery to get steaks of the right thickness – approximately 1.5 inches. Lastly, consider dry-aged beef steaks as opposed to wet-aged ones. This is because dry-aged beef steaks will usually have concentrated flavours while being tenderer.
Campisi’s Continental Butchery – Your One-Stop Destination for All Kinds of Quality Meats
Campisi’s Continental Butchery is the most famous butcher shop in West Hoxton, NSW. We specialise in providing all kinds of Italian & Australian cuts of meat, in addition to a myriad of meat products. A family owned and operated business, we can give you any cut of beef, pork, veal, lamb, goat and poultry. When you shop with us, you can expect to receive the finest and the freshest meat and meat-based products. The quality of our products has made us the supplier of choice to over 30 local restaurants and delicatessens in the area. For more information, call us at (02) 9826 6122.
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