Grilled Steaks with Black Coffee

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Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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I have one personal recipe for grilled steak:


  • a good fillet or rump steak for each person
  • 2 oz. (60 g.) butter


Stir into the coffee a teaspoon of salt and a little pepper, and the juice of half a lemon. Marinate the steaks in this for 1 to 3 hours.

Take the steaks out. Spread a piece of softened butter on each and grill in the ordinary way, basting twice with the black coffee mixture. Boil the remainder of this, and thicken with the cornflour mixed into a little cold water.

Dish the stea