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Discovering that Tripe and Lampredotto can actually be good

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I am a little ashamed to admit that I have lived in Tuscany for over five years and still never let a bite of trippa {tripe} or lampredotto pass my lips. While I don’t consider myself a squeamish eater by any means – straight from a cow’s stomach was never my idea of a good time. One thing you have to respect about Italians  is their use of almost every animal part hence why these sorts of dishes have retained an…

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