Mutton Eggs. Ever Tried 'Em?
A few nights ago, some friends were sitting around Kavkaz, a restaurant on Coney Island Avenue specializing in the food of the Caucasus (that's a region in the former Soviet Union, not an electoral process), when we spied an unusual dish on the menu styled "mutton eggs w/ potatoes." Hmmm, I didn't think muttons laid eggs," a member of the group thoughfully piped up.
Pale, ovoid, and spongy, the "eggs" really did resemble eggs, and the flavor was appropriately bland, too. They made a wonderful combination with the fried potatoes and onions, the whole thing glistening with grease.
We quickly finished up every morsel. Can you guess what we were eating?
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