Fried Brains

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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  • 2 sets calf’s brains or 4 sets lamb’s brains
  • 3 teaspoons vinegar


Soak the brains for 1 hour in water acidulated with 2 teaspoons of the vinegar. Remove the thin membranes in which they are encased and wash the brains under cold running water. Drop the brains into boiling salted water acidulated with the remaining teaspoon of vinegar, and simmer for about 3 minutes