cervelas


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cervelas

(ˈsɜːvəˌlɑː)
n
a French garlic sausage
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The sausage fan--specifically of Cervelas (made of beef, bacon and pork rind) and Landjager/gendarme (a dry salami sausage)--says his all-time favourite tuck-in consists of thick slabs of veal Lyoner or saucisse de Lyon on slices of the braided bread called Zupfe/tresse.
Invite some friends over for a weekend lunch and replicate Hemingway's lunch at the Brasserie Lipp from A Moveable Feast, with pommes l'huile (potatoes in oil), cervelas (sausages) with mustard sauce, and beer.
The name of this plain sausage is a linguistic mystery, as in France a cervelas designates a sausage containing pig's brain (= cerveau, Latin cerebellum) which is not the case with its Swiss namesake, made of beef with a mixture of bacon rinds.