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Pastrami is a kind of ‘fine food’ beef meat. Beef meat is saturated with salt, seasoned with herbs and steamed; the resulting meat is called pastrami.

Origin of Pastrami

Pastrami was introduced in USA by the Jews in 19th century. Traditionally, Jewish Romanians use to eat goose breasts as pastrami. But in America, goose breast was very expensive as compared to beef naval so, Romanians introduced their own recipe and beef naval started being used as Pastrami. Nowadays, beef brisket or beef round and turkey are also being used to make pastrami.

Pastrami recipes

Bagel pastrami sandwich, chicken wings with pastrami rub, cheese pastrami dip, fancy pastrami canapés and pastrami bacon are some popular pastrami recipes.