Kobe beef is famous food in the world and is a specialty of Kobe City in Kinki, Japan. The beef is made from Kobe cow, a unique cow from Kobe. Kobe cow is one of the three Wagyū breeds for the best meat with the mild aroma. The fatty flavor, combined with the smooth texture of the meat, has made Kobe beef be a kind of the “best food”. Put the special and softly Kobe beef, chop with special sauce with black pepper and mustard to dissolve in the mouth, we just want to eat immediately.
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Kobe beef – the specialty of Japanese food
Beside the tea ceremony, sushi, or sashimi, Japan is famous worldwide for its delicious Kobe beef. The special thing of this Kobe beef is very sophisticated which has Japanese class.
Located in Honshu Island, Kobe is not only a major port city of Japan but also home to the famous Kobe beef around the world. Because it is the “oven” of Kobe beef, we are easy to find a Kobe bar in any street here. However, according to everyone’s mouth, the best Kobe beef is Steak Land. The shop is located on a small road that must be known by the “gourmet”. Because there is no need to advertise on the mass media, there are so many Japanese tourists to come here to enjoy this Kobe beef.
But to say that does not mean you just need to come here you will have the table. If you want to eat Kobe beef here, you must book before 3 weeks and must be on time, otherwise, the restaurant may “invite” guests to leave. Not too large, furniture is very close to the space is quite warm. The warm of the restaurant to me is the image of the chef of the restaurant stood to welcome us to guide to the 4th floor of the restaurant. It is not difficult to say that Kobe is a good place to eat, but it is not that hard to get good quality.
Steak Land Kobe:
Address: 〒650-0021 Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe, Chuo Ward, Kitanagasadori, Japan
Phone: +81 78-332-1653
Opening Hours: 11:00–22:00
How to raise Kobe cows
According to the guide of our team, Kobe is the most cared for animals in the world. There are many anecdotes about caring for these cows from ancient times to the present. Now, these four legs are bathed in warm water and sake massage to avoid stress. This stage of “eccentric” is very important meaning, it helps the fat layer lying along the horizontal layer into the lean meat to make the beef Kobe fat, delicious. Finally, let them relax completely, they were given the symphony every day. Read more: Why is Kobe Wagyu so expensive? — Explore the “Kings and Princesses” life of Kobe Cows
In addition, Kobe cows were only eaten during the first eight months of nourishment. After that, they were fed seven types of whole grains such as barley, corn, soybeans, Japanese rice, or beer to get the best taste.
Especially Kobe beef is identified by the meat and fat. When a Kobe cow is properly raised, the meat will be red, the lean meat will mix with the smooth meat like marble. For the Japanese, Kobe cows are treated with each passing cup not only to create beautiful meat fibers but to provide a great nutrition for the whole human body with good omega-3 content.
I do not know if it is completely accurate, but whatever the assumption, Kobe beef is always worth it when you have to pay a large sum of money to enjoy it. Because of the process of feeding and checking the hygiene, safety is “standard without correction”, it has to pass several quality checks from the city inspection agencies before selling.
Kobe beef – Expensive but very delicious
A good Kobe beef tenderloin is priced at $ 500, which is usually a little cheaper at $ 300, but the best is up to $ 1,000. Although it is expensive, the “hot” of Kobe beef seems to have never cooled down. It is always a class that everyone would like to try once when traveling to Japan.
Kobe beef can be used to prepare a variety of dishes ranging from popular to Japanese styles, such as shabu-shabu, Japanese sashimi, teppanyaki and many other dishes. But the most delicious beef is when it is used to make steak or grilled salted pepper.
The beef is baked at about 300 ° C for about 1-2 minutes on each side. It is worth mentioning that the baking should not be too long, otherwise the fat in the meat fibers will reduce the value of the expensive Kobe beef.
Looking at the hands of the chef cook performance on the table, with the red beef, rosemary smell in front of everyone makes “craving.”
Put the fragrant, soft-cut beef with a special sauce containing black pepper and mustard to dissolve in the mouth like, I just want to eat immediately. Especially, the fat in the flesh has characteristic fatty taste and this type of fat is completely cholesterol-free, so it has the only soft effect, not affect human health. The fat which is deep in the meat, making the fat taste, the wonderful smell and the smell of the characteristic milk that anyone tasting once is hard to forget.
There was a facebook message on my phone that said “Remember to eat Kobe beef. There is no such thing as a trip to Japan. ” A friend in his hometown told me that when I learned of today’s journey I would visit Kobe. Sucking the beef in my mouth, I replied “sure”.
It is absolutely sure that when anyone comes to this land of sunrise is also wishing to enjoy a class cuisine as a way to enjoy this wonderful life.
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