Beccaccino is the Italian word for snipe, a long-billed wading bird of Eurasia and North America. There are different kinds of snipes: (1) Gallinago snipes have a nearly worldwide distribution; (2) Lymnocryptes Jack Snipe is restriced to Asia and Europe; and (3) Coenocorypha snipes which are restriced to New Zealand. The brain of the snipe is said to be its finest part. Snipes meat are usually roasted

Beccaccino is pronounced: beh-kah-chee-noh

Related Articles

Selvaggina ■■■■■■
Selvaggina is the Italian word for game, animals killed in a hunt. It also pertains to meat from Wild . . . Read More
Tacchino ■■■■■■
Tacchino is the Italian word for turkey, a large domesticated bird whose flesh of are used for food. . . . Read More
Fagiano ■■■■■■
Fagiano is the Italian word for pheasant, a Wild game bird. The flesh of pheasant is often grilled, roasted, . . . Read More
Grouse ■■■■■■
Grouse in the food context refers to a variety of game birds that are prized for their meat in culinary . . . Read More
Europe at travel-glossary.com■■■■■
Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the westernmost peninsula of . . . Read More
Maggiorana ■■■■■
Maggiorana is the Italian word for marjoram, an aromatic herb from Europe and Asia. It is a type of plant . . . Read More
Riso selvatico ■■■■■
Riso selvatico is the Italian term for "wild rice", a perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing . . . Read More
Arrosto ■■■■■
Arrosto is the Italian word for "roast" or anything roasted in the oven, normally meat cooked in an oven . . . Read More
Coltello da intaglio ■■■■■
Coltello da intaglio is the Italian term referring to "carving knife", a large knife used to carve cooked . . . Read More
Coniglio ■■■■■
Coniglio is the Italian word for rabbit whose meat is cooked and served roasted, grilled or stewed in . . . Read More