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Note That With goat The Bowels Are Not Left With The Pluck As They Are With pig; The Reason Is That pig Intestines Are Broad And Can Be Washed


This is an excerpt from Le Menagier de Paris
(France, 1393 - Janet Hinson, trans.)
The original source can be found at David Friedman's website

Note that with goat the bowels are not left with the pluck as they are with pig; the reason is that pig intestines are broad and can be washed, and turned inside out in the river, and those of the goat, cannot; but everything else is left in as with pig, including the head, the gullet and the neck, the liver, the lights or lungs, for it is all one, the small spleen and the heart, and all together it is called the pluck: and the same with pigs.

Item, when we speak of skewered pieces of pork eaten in July, which are dipped in salt and vinegar, these are the intestines which are broad, chopped in pieces four fingers in length, and eaten with new verjuice.

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