Type of beef Fats




👋👋 Fat is the “vehicle” that transmits the beef flavor, since it absorbs and stores many of the aromatic compounds of the beef. Also fat are crucial to meat texture.

You can find 3 types of fats in beef:
1. External or subcutaneous fat. This fat covers the ouside of the carcass, just beneath the skin
2. Intermuscular fat. The fat running between muscles
3. Intramuscular fat. Also known as “marbling”. Are the visible flecks of fat within muscles. Is directly related to palatability, flavor and juiciness of cooked beef.

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