Before we can order at a restaurant or eatery, we need to know what we are eating! In this article, we will look at meat.
Cow > Beef
Young cow > veal
Pig > pork / ham / bacon
Sheep > mutton
(Young sheep) lamb > lamb
Deer > Venison
Poultry: Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Pigeon, Goose, Pheasant
Parts of birds
- Leg : (top part of the leg) Thigh > (lower part) Drumstick > Foot
In the USA, you will find the butcher’s cut named T-bone, but in Europe, they have different cuts such as Sirloin, Entrecôte, Ribeye, fillet…
Then when you order the waiter will ask, how would you like your steak? How would you like it done?
Done = how much it is cooked
Some people get upset about how you cook your steak. It’s similar to arguing about which game is the best.
Word check: to Ruin = Destroy / cause great problems for someone / lead someone to their end. To be ruined.
I lost all my money at the casino, I am ruined!
Don’t try to challenge me, I will ruin you.
You spilled coffee on my dress, it’s ruined!
I have to go to family lunch, my plans for gaming all day are ruined!
Steaks in France
Blue rare = Bleue
Rare = Saignant
Medium rare = un peu saignant
Medium = rose
Medium well = a point
Well done = tres cuit
If you want a steak cooked like this, what do you ask for?
Which animal is used to make kebab?