An Italian hors d'oeuvre consisting of thin slices of raw beef or fish served with a sauce.‘It's a trendy, feminine bar with plush red decor, cocktails, carpaccio of beef salad and all sorts of desserts involving strawberries.’
- ‘We arrived with good memories of a truffled beef carpaccio, a delicious tender steak and a waitress who bought us free wine as an apology for being slow (even though we hadn't even noticed).’
- ‘Italian cuisine brings out the real flavor of the ingredients, whether it is veal, chicken, tomatoes, olives, olive oil, mozzarella, lemon or carpaccio (thinly sliced raw beef).’
- ‘For the veal carpaccio, using a sharp knife, slice the veal loin transversely into three layers, making sure not to cut all the way through.’
- ‘I greatly enjoyed the wild boar - I started with carpaccio of beef with shredded sharp cheddar cheese on a bed of greens and finished with creme caramel.’
Italian, named after Vittore Carpaccio (see Carpaccio, Vittore) (from his use of red pigments, resembling raw meat).
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