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Food and Wine

Mallegato di San Miniato

Aromatic and sweet black pudding

The province of Pisa is famous for the production of sausages with an intense flavor. Alongside numerous regional specialties no shortage of products more details involving the use of pig blood and offal. These are called "cooking meats" are made primarily in the area of San Miniato.

The "Mallegato" is a typical products and is part of this category.  The view looks dark and the palate can be challenging. Is a Wiener that is a combination of cooked blood, pork cracklings and sultanas, with its typical taste sweet and intensely spiced.

Its realization involves filling the gut that gets tied just (hence the product name "related harm") to avoid bursting during cooking.

The "Mallegato" today is eaten only occasionally: it is a good idea to consume fresh, cut into fairly thick slices after doing simmer for about twenty minutes at 90° and then flour and fry it in a pan for a few minutes and then dip it in wine. Is great accompanied by vegetables or herbs bitter sweetness that disrupts the blood and raisins.


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