Song birds for the pot

Song birds for the pot

Little birds with polenta and other delicacies

Little birds with polenta … and a pork sausage for that ‘full’ feeling.Little birds with polenta … and a pork sausage for that ‘full’ feeling.Song birds shot or trapped in Italy end up in the kitchen. For centuries migrant birds were one of the few sources of protein in the Mediterranean region and as a result tradition regional song bird recipes abound. There is no longer a need for anyone to depend on this meat supplement - nowadays wild birds are a questionable delicacy for gourmets and hunters.