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variety meat [2]click to hear

Edible parts of slaughter animals, apart from the meat.
variety meat [2] tripe tongue kidney brains

tripe click to hear

Ruminants’ stomach lining, made ready for cooking; the main ingredient in many regional dishes, the best known being tripes à la mode de Caen.

tongue click to hear

Covered with a thick skin that lifts off easily once cooked; calf tongue is the most tender.

kidney click to hear

Young slaughter animals such as calves tend to have more tender kidneys; there is an unpleasant aftertaste if they are not prepared carefully.

brains click to hear

Lamb, sheep and veal brains are the most prized, served in salads, au gratin, in croquettes, stuffings and sauces.