Two principle elements in life are FIRE and MEAT………… Put the two together and now we are complete. So corney!!!
OK…..so they are two of our principle elements!
does not appear in the classics of French cuisine, and was probably invented in mid-20th century New York as part of the fad for tableside-flambéed dishes. The name 'Diane', the Roman goddess of the hunt, has been used for various game-related
foods,but the "Venison Steak Diane" attested in 1914, although it is sautéed and flambéed, is sauced and garnished with fruits, unlike later steak Diane recipes, so it is unclear if there is a connection.
By the 1940s, Steak Diane
was a common item on the menus of restaurants popular with Cafe Society!