“Panino con il Lampredotto” is a sandwich made in Florence and sold as a street food. It’s considered a fundamental part of the city’s food identity. In other areas of Italy, however, it’s looked on with something approaching horror, because the “lampredotto” part of the name means beef tripe, as in, cow’s stomach. More precisely,…
The 29th of December is Pepper Pot Day, a day to enjoy the famous tripe soup made in Philadelphia. The soup is linked with George Washington, though that story is likely apocryphal.
October the 24th is World Tripe Day, celebrating tripe as a vital part of sustainable farm to fork, nose to tail agriculture, and the many ways of preparing and savouring the taste and distinctive aroma of tripe.