• Description:

    There's nothing quite like a well-cooked steak. This grilled T-bone steak with a creamy Parmesan and thyme sauce is no exception. Simply follow the easy recipe.

  • Ingredients:

    Thyme Salt:
    4 sprigs fresh thyme; leaves removed
    ¼ cup sea salt flakes

    1 head of garlic
    15 ml olive oil

    1 L fresh cream
    Small handful fresh thyme
    2 cups grated Parmesan
    Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

    800 g T-bone steak
    Sea salt
    Freshly ground black pepper
    Truffle oil to drizzle

  • Method:

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
    2. To make the thyme salt, place the salt and thyme in a mortar and pestle and grind until well combined. Set aside to infuse.
    3. To prepare the garlic, slice off the top ¼ of the head, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil and bake in the oven for around 15–20 minutes or until soft and golden.
    4. In a deep saucepan on medium heat, place the cream and fresh thyme sprigs – remove a few thyme leaves and sprinkle into the sauce with the sprigs.
    5. Bring the cream to the boil and allow to simmer and reduce until thickened.
    6. Once the garlic is cooked, allow to cool slightly before squeezing out the cloves into the sauce.
    7. Puree the sauce with a stick blender until smooth.
    8. Whisk in the Parmesan.
    9. Season with salt and pepper to taste and remove the sauce from heat until you are ready to serve.
    10. Pat the T-bone dry to remove any excess moisture. Rub with olive oil and season with salt & pepper.
    11. Heat a griddle pan to high.
    12. Once smoking hot, add the T-bone to the pan and cook until nicely caramelised – about 7 minutes on one side and 4 minutes on the other for medium rare. Cook for longer if desired. Remove from the pan and allow to rest.
    13. Turn your sauce back on, bring to the boil.
    14. Place T-bone on a chopping board. Slice both sides of the T-bone away from the bone and into 2 cm slices with a very sharp knife leaving the bone in for presentation.
    15. Place on a serving platter, pour over the hot cream sauce, drizzle with truffle oil and sprinkle with thyme salt.

    Serves: 2–4
    Preparation Time: +/- 15 minutes
    Cooking Time: +/- 30 minutes