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bistecca (alla) fiorentina

Language: Italian

Description: Beef cut. A thick T-bone steak (from chianina steer) charred on the outside, preferably over charcoal, pink on the inside, served with beans and oil, lemon juice and parsley. It is also known, simply, as fiorentina.

bistecca (alla) fiorentina
A plaque commemorating the death of the bistecca alla fiorentina, following the changes in regulations regarding its preparation on 31st March 2001, coincidentally my birthday.

Pronounced: bee-STEH-kah ahl-lah fyor-ehn-TEE-nah
Gender: f
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Florence in Tuscany
Also known as: fiorentina

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Tuscany, Florence

See foods and dishes: alla fiorentina, chianina

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