The thymus gland (or, rarely, the pancreas) of an animal, especially as used for food.
- Cut sweetbreads into four even pieces; dust with fennel pollen.
- Soak sweetbreads in milk in refrigerator for eight hours; blanch and remove outer membrane.
- For the sweetbreads, place the sweetbreads on a cutting board and, using a thin larding needle, lard with smoked bacon.
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