mortadella

Definition

Food

  • The original Bologna sausage, noted for its size and dating from the 12th century if not before. The composition is variable but the best contain only pork, garlic and seasoning. Cheaper ones may contain in addition, veal, tripe, donkey and spices, etc. All are ground to a fine paste and stuffed into pig’s or beef bladders, boiled and hung up to dry for a few days.
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