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breaded trotters

A speciality of Le Langhe since the 19th century, the name batsoà comes humorously from French bas de soie (silk stockings). The trotters (calf or pig's) are boiled for hours with herbs and vinegar, and then (laboriously) deboned, rolled in egg and bread crumb and fried. Designated PAT.

DOP (PDO) products and acronyms

Meats & Poultry


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