Actually, in Egypt, I think pastrami is this:
Of course, once they turn it into this:
@ Sensei - maybe I'm getting too indoctrinated, but when I hear Muslim Festival of Sacrifice ... I don't think of phyllo. Well, lesson learned.
@ Kluang - just to clarify. When you say an "inch of -" what are you roughly thinking of? Like a square inch or what? Is this a standard measurement or just an estimation? (And I have no problem with estimation cooking - far more fun.)