Did You Know Thymus = Sweetbreads?

March 26, 2009

thymus-glandNot only are sweetbreads disappointingly NOT sweet and NOT bread, but it turns out they are made from the thymus and/or pancreas of either lambs or piglets. Egh. I always knew sweetbreads were made from a bunch of guts and never knew exactly which organs were lucky enough to make the grade. I’ll take a pass.


2 Responses to “Did You Know Thymus = Sweetbreads?”

  1. BikerPuppy Says:

    Wow, thanks so much for ruining dinner with my English friends … forever!

  2. iheartguts Says:

    and i know you were enjoying bangers and mash *so much*.

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