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What is Tartare?

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What is tartare?

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Tartare is most commonly used to refer to steak tartare, which is a raw or close-to-raw beef, often served with egg yolk. Tartare is also a white sauce made from mayonnaise, capers and gherkins and usually served with seafood.

Here are a couple of links with more information:
Wikipedia
Diner’s Digest