Steak types: Filet

Which part of the beef does this piece of meat come from?
The fillet is a long muscle strand stretching in the loin area to both sides of the backbone.

What is special to the fillet steak?
As the shoulder muscle in the loin from which the fillet is cut is hardly used by the cattle, the meat is especially tender and is therefore a favourite with steak connoisseurs. This meat is especially tender and fat-free.

Where did the fillet steak get its name from?
The name “fillet” is also the French designation for the part of the animal where this steak is cut from. Here, too, the name of the steak points to the part of the animal where this meat is from.

Which is the best way to prepare a fillet steak?
We at Maredo grill our South American steaks on a gas grille, a traditionally proven method. You can find hints for preparation at home in our blog.

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