“Many people are put off by the appearance of the whole brain, especially uncooked, or by the very idea of eating it. In a list of 143 foods presented to Americans, brains, together with tripe and kidneys, were overwhelmingly rejected…

BRAIN CAKES / ENGLAND

Mash some poached brains with beaten egg yolks, a little flour, salt, cayenne, finely chopped parsely, sage, mace, and a little grated lemon rind. Fry as small cakes in butter until slightly browned.”

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