The popular dish pajata, which is made from the milk-filled intestines of veal calves, is back on the menu in Rome after a 14-year ban prompted by fears of mad cow disease was lifted.

Rome skyline.
Rome skyline.

The traditional dish is served either grilled or in tomato sauce with rigatoni pasta, and during cooking the milk inside the calves’ intestines reacts with enzymes to produce a creamy, ricotta-like cheese. Aficionados and adventurous tourists will now be able to order it once again at trattorias across the Italian capital. Read more: telegraph.co.uk

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