The thymus gland (known as throat sweetbread) and the pancreas (stomach sweetbread), especially of the calf and lamb (although beef sweetbreads are sometimes eaten), are considered delicacies and are rich in mineral elements and vitamins.
Veal s can be cooked by baking, broiling, stewing, sauteing, or a number of other preparation methods. Before they are cooked into a dish, however, they are first soaked in water or milk and blanched.
sweetbreads Notes: Sweetbreads are the soft and delectable thymus glands of calves and lambs.
The edible thymus or pancreas of a calf, lamb or pig.
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Sweetbreads - the thymus glands of veal, young beef, lamb and pork.
Syllabub - a drink made of frothy milk and alcohol, usually wine, served on festive occasions in the past.
s - The thymus glands of young beef, pork or lamb
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Sweetbread is the name of a dish made of the thymus gland or pancreas of an animal younger than one year old. These animals are usually lambs or calves.
s - s are the thymus and pancreas glands of animals. They are light meat that is firmer in texture than brains. The s of veal are considered the best.
Sweetbreads - The two thymus glands of veal, lamb, and pork, located in the throat and near the heart.
Sweeten - To reduce the sharpness, bitterness, or acidity of a dish by adding water, cream, sugar, etc. or by extending the cooking time.
s: certain glands of an animal, often considered a great delicacy.
Considered a delicacy, sweetbreads are the two thymus glands (in the throat and near the heart) of veal, young beef, lamb and pork.
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The thymus gland of a young animal, usually a calf, although sometimes the pancreatic gland is sold instead. Cooked sweetbreads are light pink in colour.
- The culinary term for the thymus gland of an animal. Those of veal and lamb are most commonly eaten. The pancreas is also considered a , but its taste and texture is inferior to that of the thymus gland.
- Sweetbread - Thymus or pancreas gland of an animal (those of veal and lamb are most commonly used)
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USDA Nutrition Facts
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ANIMELLE - s. From the thymus glands of a calf, usually sautï¿½ed or grilled, and often chopped up and used in pastas as a filling.
ANISE - Small plant from the parsley family with a sweet licorice flavor.
Sweetbread Edible glands of an animal. Tiroid or thamus glands. Sweet pastry Dough made with flour, eggs, sugar and butter. Then it is rolled out to use as a tart case.
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Sparagrass - Asparagas. Spinage - Spinach. Stones - Testicles. Lambs stones as a prepared dish. Sweetbreads - The thymus gland. Truss - To affix a piece of meat or fowl on a spit for roasting.
ris de veau: veal s
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Ris - [French] sweetbreads.
Risotto - A classic dish of Northern Italy whose preparation of rice results in a creamy liaison with stock and butter. Usually made with Arborio rice.
Mollejas (Spanish): s
Molondron (Spanish): Okra
Momil Jaengban Guksoo (Korean): Wheat noodle with red pepper paste.
degorger (Fr.) To soak a food, such as sweetbreads, in cold water in
order to cleanse it; also an important final step in making Champagne,
whereby the sediment is removed from the bottle before the dosage
and final cork are added.
Animelle s Anise An aromatic, licorice-flavored herb belonging to the parsley family. It has feathery leaves and bears greenish-brown seeds, both of which are dried for use. Popularly used as a flavoring in cooking and liqueurs.
ris: sweetbreads (e.g., ris d'agneau, lamb sweetbreads; ris de veau, calf sweetbreads)
rissole: to brown, in fat, in a pan (e.g., rissole potatoes)
riz de Camargue: rice from the Camargue (southern Provence)
rocambole: Spanish garlic
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Lamb is also available minced (good for pies and burgers) and you can also buy lamb offal (mainly the kidneys and liver but also, less commonly, the heart and the s), which is quick to cook, cheap and nutritious.
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