What is Beef Wellington?
According to Wikipedia, Beef Wellington is a famous British meal named after Sir Arthur Wellesley, also known as The Duke of Wellington – the national hero who defeated Emperor Napoleon on the battlefield of Waterloo in 1815.
Beef Wellington is famous for its attractiveness and sophisticated processing. This cake usually has 3 parts including the core is delicious beef tenderloin; the middle layer is foie gras papte combined with a mixture of delicious mushrooms, onion, basil, parsley, chopped pepper sautéed in butter, thinly sliced Parma ham; The last layer is the dough to make pastry.
To make this dish, the chef must be very skilled. The marinated beef will be wrapped in a thinly sliced parma mixture, spread enough to cover the meat, a mixture of pate, mushrooms, and sautéed onions. Finally, all will be wrapped neatly in a pastry shell, then spread a little egg and then put in the oven. Even more sophisticated, some people also use pastry dough to weave into textures on the surface of the dough.
Usually, a portion of wellington beef is usually enough for many people to eat, partly because the preparation is too complicated, partly because the large amount of meat is always easy to shape, easier to taste than a small amount. Beef Wellington is a popular dish on European banquet tables, especially on important occasions.
A standard piece of wellington beef when cut must have a golden crust, crispy enough but not fragile, a greasy, fragrant filling of foie gras and mushrooms. The most important part is that the beef still has to be pink, maybe the new beef is soft and sweet. Oh, but don’t worry if you prefer rare or cooked, Wellington beef can choose the level of doneness of beef. Eating a piece of Wellington beef with 3 layers like that, no matter how much the trumpet eats, people still have to fall in love with the aroma, crispy, soft, greasy, succulent in one bite.
Food associated with the name of Gordon Ramsay
In fact, each dish, whether simple or complex, if you want to cook it well, it needs its own feat and secret. With Wellington beef, this is even more necessary, because all the expensive ingredients and efforts will be poured into the sea if the beef is dry, the crust is mushy or the parts are not related to each other due to the time of rolling. gaps between layers.
And although the basic recipe is only one, it is up to each chef to make variations and create delicious dishes. Not all chefs come up with a way to spread mustard on a piece of meat before rolling it up and grilling it like the famous chef Gordon Ramsays and of course, with the same recipe as Gordon Ramsays, not all chefs do. make such a taste, make sure the beef is soft, bold, fragrant, and irresistible.
Beef Wellington is often served at steakhouses and 5-star restaurants. Beef Wellington with one or two sauces, most commonly Bearnaise, Colbert, Madeira, Perigourdine or Chateaubriand. A portion of Wellington beef at medium ripeness, just enough for the red of the meat to turn pink but still ensure the juicyness in each fiber, served with a glass of red wine is really a delicious menu for any occasion. romance or a guarantee for the success of any luxurious table.
Some Vietnamese restaurants serve beef Wellington such as Topping Beef, Wellington Restaurant & Cafe, Rico South American Steakhouse, El Gaucho Steakhouse… The price for a portion of Wellington beef averages about 800,000 VND, depending on the type of meat selected.