A lot of people do not know this but a Philly cheese steak is the short form of Philadelphia cheese steak. The original recipe for the famous cheese steak is generally from Philadelphia and has recently become very popular around the united states as well as the other parts of the world and has since become on of the favorites for many people.
Therefore, if you are asking what makes a philly cheese steak stand out or why it is that a lot of people from around the world prefer boos philly cheese steak over the other cheesesteak recipes, here is why.
Perhaps one the most distinctive characteristics of the philly cheese steak in Los Angeles is its meat. The slices of meat used in this recipe are thinly sliced rib eye or top round. The rib eye or top round are the most preferred types of meat but other types of meat can also be used. The meat slices will be ensured to retain their juices since they will be cooked over medium heat on a lightly oiled griddle. The slices of meat will then be scramble into tiny pieces using a flat spatula once they have cooked to a medium brown. To ensure that the slices of steak are cooked perfectly, they are then placed on top of some fried onions. In addition to providing a fusion of tastes in the steak, the fried onions will also prevent the meat from overcooking.
Just like various types of meat can be sued, there are also several types of bread which can be used in this dish. However, the two main breads which are used in this dish include the Amoroso rolls or the Vilotti-pisanelli rolls. Almost everyone agrees that everything should be piled on top of an amoroso roll regardless of the type of meat or cheese used. Therefore if you want the distinctive factor of an original philly cheese steak, the one thing which can confirm its authenticity is the amoroso roll.
Without cheese, there will be no cheesesteak. The cheese will vary depending on an individual’s preference. But the most used cheese include the Mozzarella, American cheese, Cheez whiz and Provolone. Although the original 1930 cheesesteak recipe never included the Cheez whiz among the cheese choices, it has become one of the most common choices now. According to many connoisseurs, the secret ingredient for making a delicious cheesesteak is the Cheez Whiz.
Over the recent years, this recipe has evolved into different variations. The buffalo chicken cheesesteak containing the blue cheese dressing and the Buffalo wings sauce in one such variation.
The philly cheesesteak will always be the best tasting cheesesteak ever despite the numerous variation now available.