Brain Cakes

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  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

How to Cook The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe

How to Cook The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe

By Annie Gray and Andrew Hann

Published 2020

  • About

For much of our history, cuts such as heads, hearts, kidneys and livers were just as prized as muscle meats. The vast majority of the Victorian population was involuntarily vegetarian – they simply could not afford meat – so the idea that part of an animal was less prestigious, or should be discarded, would have been unthinkable. Offal requires skill to cook well as, depending on the item, it may be stronger, tougher or more delicate than more common cuts. Brains are very rich, enjoyed for

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