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torcinelli

lamb's sweetbreads

The lamb's animelle, wrapped in intestines. This is the name in use in Molise and much of Puglia; others include abbuoti, ammugliatielli, gnummariedde, mugliatiedde, mugliatielli, stigghiola and turcinelli.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Luciano Giacò, Creative Commons License