Caul fat is the lacy fatty membrane encasing the internal organs of an animal, pork caul is often used for wrapping sausages or pâtês.

Caul Fat

Caul fat is the thin membrane which surrounds the stomach internal organs of some animals, such as cows, sheep, and pigs, also known as the greater omentum. It is often used as a sausage casing and to encase fegatelli (Italian), Sheftalia (Cypriot), faggots (English), or pâté or crépinette (French). Caul fat is also known as Lace Fat, mesentery, crépine or fat netting.

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