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biroldo

ancient Tuscan blood sausage

An age-old rustic sausage with a soft consistancy, made of pig's blood, head, heart and tongue, mixed with spices.

Three different kinds, the biroldo della Garfagnana, biroldo delle Apuane and biroldo di Lucca are designated PAT.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Giaccai, Creative Commons License