Steak frites

Sunday, 2 June 2024 - 11:00 am (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie: General, Bon appétit
Reading Time:  2 minutes

© flickr.com - LWY/cc-by-2.0

© flickr.com – LWY/cc-by-2.0

Steak frites, meaning “steak [and] fries” in French, is a dish consisting of steak paired with French fries. It is commonly served in European brasseries, and is considered by some to be the national dish of Belgium, which claims to be the place of its invention.

Historically, the rump steak was commonly used for this dish. More typically at the present time, the steak is an entrecôte also called rib eye, or scotch fillet (in Australia), pan-fried rare (“saignant“—literally “bloody”), in a pan reduction sauce, sometimes with hollandaise or béarnaise sauce, served with deep-fried potatoes (French fries).

© Davidwbaker/cc-by-sa-4.0 © Missvain/cc-by-4.0 © flickr.com - Shelby L. Bell/cc-by-2.0 © flickr.com - LWY/cc-by-2.0 © Missvain/cc-by-4.0 © Missvain/cc-by-4.0
<
>
© flickr.com - Shelby L. Bell/cc-by-2.0
Steak frites is also common in other countries, such as Anglophone and Spanish-speaking Latin American countries.

Steak frites is the subject of a semiotic analysis by the French cultural theorist Roland Barthes in his 1957 work Mythologies.

Read more on BBC.co.uk – Steak frites and Wikipedia Steak frites (Smart Traveler App by U.S. Department of State - Weather report by weather.com - Global Passport Power Rank - Travel Risk Map - Democracy Index - GDP according to IMF, UN, and World Bank - Global Competitiveness Report - Corruption Perceptions Index - Press Freedom Index - World Justice Project - Rule of Law Index - UN Human Development Index - Global Peace Index - Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index). Photos by Wikimedia Commons. If you have a suggestion, critique, review or comment to this blog entry, we are looking forward to receive your e-mail at comment@wingsch.net. Please name the headline of the blog post to which your e-mail refers to in the subject line.




Recommended posts:

Share this post: (Please note data protection regulations before using buttons)

Theme Week Belgium - The university city of Leuven

Theme Week Belgium - The university city of Leuven

[caption id="attachment_160667" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Main Library of the Catholic University of Leuven © Athenchen[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]A stone's throw from Brussels and the national airport and at the intersection of two international motorways there stands the old Burgundian university town of Leuven. Few towns in Flanders appeal to the imagination more than this haven for students, where history, culture, architecture, gastronomy and modern science are intermingled to form a compelling cocktail. In t...

[ read more ]

Sommerloch in Rhineland-Palatinate

Sommerloch in Rhineland-Palatinate

[caption id="attachment_151125" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Sommerloch © Klaus Graf/cc-by-sa-2.0-de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sommerloch is a municipality in the district of Bad Kreuznach in Rhineland-Palatinate with 400 inhabitants. In the town on Weinbergstraße (Wine Mountain Street) is Saint Aegidius Roman Catholic church built in 1789. Sommerloch lies northwest of Bad Kreuznach in the vicinity of the Nahe Valley, on the edge of the Soonwalds. The village is surrounded by vineyards. Seven wineries grow about 100 hectar...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Vienna - The Hotel Imperial

Theme Week Vienna - The Hotel Imperial

[caption id="attachment_152894" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hotel Imperial 1880 - Zeffiro Ciuffoletti: Das Reich der Habsburger 1848-1918 - Photographien aus der österreichisch-ungarischen Monarchie[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Hotel Imperial, also known as Imperial, Wien or simply The Imperial, is a five-star luxury hotel in Vienna, Austria. It is located at Kärntner Ring on the Ringstraße. The building was designed by architect Arnold Zenetti and built under the direction of Heinrich Adam in 1863. Initially, i...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Lorraine - Bar-le-Duc

Theme Week Lorraine - Bar-le-Duc

[caption id="attachment_153988" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Notre-Dame Bridge over Ornain river © Хрюша/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bar-le-Duc is a commune in the Meuse département, of which it is the capital. The department is in Lorraine in northeastern France. The highly rarefied Bar-le-duc jelly, also known as Lorraine Jelly, is a spreadable preparation of white currant or red currant fruit preserves, hailing from this town. First referenced in the historical record in 1344, it is also colloquially ref...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Paraguay - Ciudad del Este

Theme Week Paraguay - Ciudad del Este

[caption id="attachment_184017" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Downtown Ciudad del Este © Ekem/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ciudad del Este (Spanish for City of the East) initialed CDE is the second largest city in Paraguay and capital of the Alto Paraná Department, situated on the Paraná River. Its population is at 294,000. The city consists of a large population of Lebanese immigrants, as well as Taiwanese. The city annually attracts thousands of tourists for Black Friday. On a daily basis, many tourists from Br...

[ read more ]

Big Fish, the green long-range expedition yacht

Big Fish, the green long-range expedition yacht

[caption id="attachment_153029" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © www.neilrabinowitz.com[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Superyacht Big Fish is the first in an advanced series of rugged but luxurious long-range world cruisers built for Aquos Yachts by McMullen & Wing Shipyard in New Zealand.This custom design from Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architects is a 45m large volume steel and aluminum explorer motor yacht engineered for remote operation throughout the Pacific. With a 10,000 mile range at 9-10 knots and extensive long term stor...

[ read more ]

Oslo in Norway

Oslo in Norway

[caption id="attachment_151029" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Oslo Montage © Cnygard[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Oslo is a county and municipality, as well as the capital and largest city in Norway. Oslo was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Founded around 1048 by King Harald III "Hardraade" of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by a fire in 1624. The Danish–Norwegian king Christian IV rebuilt the city as Christiania (briefly also spelt Kristiania). In 1925 the city reclaimed its...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Lapland - Kemijärvi

Theme Week Lapland - Kemijärvi

[caption id="attachment_229264" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Lake Kemijärvi © Paasikivi/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Kemijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Lapland. The municipality has a population of 7,100 and covers an area of 3,930.91 square kilometres (1,517.73 sq mi) of which 425.84 km ...

[ read more ]

The Ha Long Bay in Vietnam

The Ha Long Bay in Vietnam

[caption id="attachment_168749" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ha Long Bay © Arianos[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hạ Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Hạ Long City, Cẩm Phả town, bordered on the south and southeast by the Gulf of Tonkin, on the north by China, and is a part of Vân Đồn District. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes....

[ read more ]

Theme Week Crimea - The spa and holiday resort Yalta

Theme Week Crimea - The spa and holiday resort Yalta

[caption id="attachment_159806" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Livadia Palace - Yalta Conference © Hinnerk/cc-by-sa-3.0-de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Yalta is a resort city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. It is situated on a deep bay facing south towards the Black Sea, surrounded by wooded mountains. It has a warm humid subtropical climate with many vineyards and orchards in the vicinity. The term "The Greater Yalta" is used to designate a part of the Crimean southern coast spanning from Foro...

[ read more ]

Return to TopReturn to Top
© Żeglarz
The Stad Amsterdam

The Stad Amsterdam (City of Amsterdam) is a three-masted clipper that was built in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2000 at...

© flickr.com - Mohamod Fasil/cc-by-2.0
Museum of Islamic Art in Doha

The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) (Arabic: Matḥaf al-Fann al-Islāmī) is a museum on one end of the seven-kilometer-long (4.3...

2018 San Francisco Pride Parade down Market Street © Samuel Wantman/cc-by-sa-4.0
Pride Month

LGBT Pride Month is a month, typically June, dedicated to celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

Close