Akaushi beef is known for its taste and tenderness. Yet, not all cuts from the same animal have the same profile, nor do all cooks have the same skills. The key is to know the cuts of meat and their appropriate cooking methods.
Simply put, wagyu (pronounced waa-gyoo), means Japanese (wa) cow (gyu). In the United States, the word is commonly used to describe highly marbled, melt-in-your-mouth steaks. What’s not to love? But with prices of some wagyu steaks reaching triple digits, a conscientious consumer will naturally want to know a bit more about this ‘caviar of beef.’