In Limoges tripe merchants.
The tongue is a light brown colour. Stuffed into a veal casing, it weighs around 150g and has a soft texture.
This product has been enjoyed as a charcuterie speciality since the 18th century. Smoked sheep’s tongue is still sold by tripe merchants in Limoges.
It is eaten as a cold starter, on its own or accompanied by mustard, or even warm on a bed of steamed potatoes with a vinaigrette sauce. They are especially popular during the Frairie des Petits Ventres which takes place on the third Friday of October in Limoges.