What is meant by chop?
To understand if there is a difference between chop and steak, it is necessary to ask what this second term really means. In the various regions of Italy, it is used to identify foods different. In the North this means a piece of meat, give it thickness variable, but usually within a couple of inches, of beef or pork, trimmed, again, with theosso. Today the word is mostly associated with a cut of swine. We speak, then, of chops with fillet steakobtained from the back of the loin, of braciole di costaif obtained from the front part of the loin, and rib chop two-color if cut near the capocollo.