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testicciola

lamb's head—or skull

Not often seen on menus, although travel writer Reid Bramblett tells the story of ordering it in a traditional trattoria outside of Florence, delighted to find that it meant mutton stew served in steam-cleaned sheep's skull, although with some rather unexpected parts of the sheep included in the mix.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: ricettetoscana