Pani câ meusa

Pani câ meusa (pronounced [ˈpaːnɪ kaː ˈmɛʊsa]; also spelled pani câ mèusa or less correctly pani ca meusa; Sicilian for '"bread with spleen"' is a Sicilian street food. Its Italianized name is panino con la milza. It is a dish typical of Palermo and it consists of a soft bread (locally called vastedda or vastella) topped with sesame, stuffed with chopped veal lung and spleen that have been boiled and then fried in lard. Caciocavallo or ricotta may also be added, in which case the pani câ meusa is called maritatu ("married" in Sicilian); if served without cheese, it is called schettu ("single") instead.[1] It is sold mainly by street vendors (specifically indicated locally as meusari) in Palermo's main markets such as the Vucciria and the Ballarò.

Pani câ meusa served in Palermo

See also


  1. Simon Majumdar (19 May 2009). Eat My Globe: One Year to Go Everywhere and Eat Everything. Simon and Schuster. pp. 274–. ISBN 978-1-4165-7602-0. Retrieved 9 June 2012.

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