Jun 292013
 

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You have to love the chops.

Pierre Paul Broca born this day was a French physician, surgeon, anatomist, and anthropologist. He was born in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde. He is best known for his research on Broca’s area, a region of the frontal lobe that has been named after him. Broca’s Area is responsible for articulated language. His work revealed that the brains of patients suffering from aphasia contained lesions in a particular part of the cortex, in the left frontal region. This was the first anatomical proof of the localization of brain function. Broca’s work also contributed to the development of physical anthropology, advancing the science of anthropometry.

I would like to include a recipe for brains. We eat them here in Argentina and I have fond memories of my father’s ravioli – not so much my mother’s brains  on toast at tea time.

Anyway . . . make a filling with pork and lamb brains. A little bit of sage goes well.

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