calf's brain

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the brain of a calf eaten as meat

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But there are also a few of the decadent,and rather revolting,delicacies you might expect a monarch to eat, such as Ravioli au Parmesan, which is filled with sweetbread (calf's thymus gland)and calf's brain.
I might be driving along on my way to enjoy a cholesterol-laden lunch, when the C5 pulls a sharp right and deposits me outside some French restaurant, which has garlic-flavoured garlic as a starter and things like calf's brain and snails on the menu.
In fact, the name seems to have been used in the same way as in "mock turtle soup" or "Bombay duck" - the former being made from calf's brains (to give the same texture as turtle) and the latter being a condiment made of dried, salted and spiced lizard fish.
Anyone who can sit down to a dinner of Calf's Brains, Rabbit Pie, Roast Squirrel, or Scrapple (the recipe's first directive calling for "Separate one hog's head into halves") and leave the table patting his stomach has a stomach somewhat stronger than mine.
Instant nightmare visions of being stranded in the back-of- beyond with nothing to do, nowhere to go, no-one to talk to and nothing to eat except gross local specialities like bull's testicles and calf's brains.