One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Japanese cooking) a dish consisting of meat or fish steak, served either raw or lightly seared.
- ‘Take for example one evening's beef tataki, an appetizer special that deserves a permanent place on the menu.’
- ‘The rainbow roll, broiled scallop in misonaise and beef tataki are all worth a try.’
- ‘The tataki of tuna with fennel and gingered ponzu was fine, as were the spiced tuna tartare and tuna sashimi rolls.’
- ‘The tuna tataki was beautiful, garnished with a small orchid.’
- ‘It was Asian-European fusion-fare as good as anything I've eaten in London, such a tuna tataki and Icelandic lamb steaks.’
- ‘Head chef Rainer Becker does his Kobe ' tataki ' style - seared, sliced and served on a magnolia leaf with a lime, chilli and ginger sauce.’
- ‘Our starter plate was the tuna tataki.’
- ‘Nowadays, local master chefs each have their own way of preparing the celebrated Hawaiian tuna, cooked tataki style, meaning cooked on the outside and raw in the inside.’
- ‘From the sashimi creations menu came tataki blue fin red and yellowtail dreams.’
- ‘Then there was hamachi lightly braised in ginger tea, and yellowtail tataki crusted in pepper and laid in ribbons over slices of peach and soft avocado.’
- ‘They were happily tucking into their menu of Hudson Valley foie gras, tataki bluefin tuna salad and rack of Colorado lamb.’
- ‘Other openers that delighted were the beef tataki salad and yellowtail ceviche, with eight pieces of delicate fish "cooked" in a tasty citrus marinade.’
- ‘Two other dishes - the gyu teteki (more often written tataki, $6.95, basically a beef sashimi) and the gyoza dumplings - were better fare.’
- ‘At lunch, consider the American-Kobe burger or, if available, the barely seared beef tataki.’
- ‘Beef tataki consists of three teardrop slices.’
- ‘But when it misses, as in a soy-marinated beef tataki with a flavorless raspberry emulsion, it's obvious to even the least sensitized diner that the dish has fallen flat.’
Japanese, literally ‘pounded, minced’.
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