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Another word for asino; the story goes that since time immemorial there were so many battles in northeast Italy that a taste for carne di musso as well as horse meat developed as the locals dealt with all the animals killed in battle.

In the south musso also means snout (muso).

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Klearchos Kapoutsis