read ( words) This is a very special day for the Italians. We always cook lamb or veal on that day. You were able to find prime spring lamb at this time of the year. No longer is this available in most parts of the country. You can still get milk feed veal more so in the east. Our mothers cooked meals that we took for granted. They were always with us so we never really learned how they cooked. When they are no longer with us and we try to fix the same meal and fail thats when it hits us that we should have helped and listen istead of just enjoying the food. So we kept on trying to continue the traditions.