If you love beef, are you sure you're maximising the potential of the red meat when it comes to purchasing and prepping? Understanding how to select the best cuts of beef will maximise your culinary kudos and choice no end when it comes to cooking time.
The best cuts of beef don't automatically mean sirloin steak. It all depends on your personal preference, cooking method, budget and a number of other factors like ageing and how the beef was reared.
With such a huge choice of cuts and cooking techniques to choose from there really is an option for all budgets and levels of cooking expertise. So here are 10 indispensable guides to giving all the best cuts of beef the love they deserve, whether you're searing steaks or slow cooking shucks, BBQing or cooking kobe beef.
10 Guides to the Best Cuts of Beef and How to Cook them
Get the inside knowldege on your beef from this ultimate guide that'll teach you everything from which vitamins are inside the meat to what to look out for when buying quality cuts and how they should be cooked.
A great starting point to learning more about steaks, from where and how to buy them depending on your budget and how long the cuts should be cooked for. Don't forget to heed the secret tip at the end.
This great infographic is pretty much everything you ever needed to know about beef cuts in one place. Using a pictorial display helps put a 'cut' to a name so next time you're at the butcher's it's easier to identify the cut you're talking about.
Cooking the perfect steak is more a science than an art, and by arming yourself with some basic scientific know–how into what goes into making a great steak you're more likely to have a greater chance at succeeding. As they say, knowledge is power.