A lot of people do not know this but a Philly cheese steak is the short form of Philadelphia cheese steak. The recipe for this famous cheese steak originated from Philadelphia and has since become very popular not only all over the United States, but even other parts of the world since it has become a favorite of many.
Therefore if you are wondering what makes the Philly cheese steak special or why many people from all over the world prefer the boos philly cheese steak over other cheese steak recipes, here is why.
Perhaps one the most distinctive characteristics of the philly cheese steak in Los Angeles is its meat. The type of meat which is used for this recipe is a thinly sliced rib eye or top round. While there are many types of meat which can be used for this recipe, the most preferred meat types are the rib eye and top round. 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. The slices of meat will later be placed on top of well fired onions to ensure that they are cooked to perfection. The fried onions does the job of preventing the meat from overcooking as well as providing a fusion of tastes for the meat.
Just like meat, there are many bread types which can be used for this dish. However, the main breads used for the dish are 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.
No cheesesteak is complete without cheese. The cheese will vary depending on an individual’s preference. But the most used cheese include the Mozzarella, American cheese, Cheez whiz and Provolone. Cheez whiz was not a choice in the original 1930 cheesesteak, but it has since become the favorite choice of cheese. According to several connoisseurs, the cheez whiz is the secret ingredient for a delicious cheesesteak.
The recipe has evolved into several variations over the past years. One variation is the buffalo chicken cheesesteak which contains blue cheese dressing and the Buffalo wings sauce.
Despite the several adjustment made, the philly cheesesteak will remain the most delicious cheesesteak ever.