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Started by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
I watched a programme on bbc1 last night about eating better and they mentioned sausages,my local butcher in maindee newport is Jim Oliver (real name) he makes varieties of sausages one of which is pork and black pudding,they are brilliant,what would be your favourite sausage,?

Posted by: kathpressey (4607)  Report abuse
I like pork and apple.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
kath good choice also pork and leek.

Posted by: tonker (19486)   Report abuse
"what would be your favourite sausage,"?

fnar! fnar!

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
no surprise there tonker,

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
come on tonker no sensible contribution .

Posted by: mollie m (6229)  Report abuse
That programme was called Eat Well For Less on BBC1 and it was a very good programme indeed.

Of course, a butcher's products are usually the best, albeit a little more expensive, but it's what suits the pocket.

The butcher mentioned said that 42% of pork was acceptable in sausages, but I bought pork sausages from Aldi last night which contain 62% of pork, which is even more acceptable - from Aldi. Mindst, I haven't tried them yet as I'm re-stocking my freezer which decided to die on me several days ago and I lost a couple of hundred quids worth of food, but they're at least worth a try.

England's tomato sausages used to be gorgeous, but I haven't had them in years. They were good though, but I don't know what exactly was in them!

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
my butcher makes a dragon sausage,no dragon content but boy theyre firey.

Posted by: jo anne (31802)   Report abuse
We enjoyed watching Eat Well For Less - Sausage Link

I have Quorn sausages nowadays.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
not having tried quorn sausages I will have to have a taste.

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1363) Report abuse
Don't bother joe just fry up some cardboard

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
Colin sounds like you have tried them I will take your advice.

Posted by: jo anne (31802)   Report abuse

Not your box standard cardboard though, I'll have you know!

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse

Posted by: spud1 (1707) Report abuse
I don't think many folk would eat a sausage,if they saw what went in them.

Posted by: blackrodweaver (518) Report abuse
Pork and Chives from Wogans butchers in Aspull lovely

Posted by: momac (9070)  Report abuse
I'll stick with quorn thank you.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
Wogans butchers thats a name from my past.

Posted by: sydneylass (2346)  Report abuse
Lamb and rosemary.

Posted by: fred mason (2648)   Report abuse
I make my own sausages and they are the best. I know some butchers that make excellent sausages but also have worked with one or two that make sausages that might make you ill...

Posted by: paul mcnamara (1085)   Report abuse
I was working down in Portsmouth a few years ago and the hotel I was staying in had different sausages every day. The best ones I remember were Guinness flavoured beef sausages. Superb!!

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
sound good,last nights family shopping bill over 200 a week ,amazing.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
last night again food bill weekly amazing 320/week ,with advice from presenters down to 220/week ,with other household bills what do these people earn?.

Posted by: winnie (1140)   Report abuse
Cumberland sausage are my favorite

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (3032)  Report abuse

Posted by: copperhead (1414)  Report abuse
My son is working in Finland at the moment just before Christmas he brought back some Moose sausage. A bit like venison but stronger very nice though.

Posted by: veteran (1602)  Report abuse
Spud1 Your right there about people not knowing which part of the pig went into pork sausages when I made them anypart worth eating went in and I'm not joking, but when jou come to think about it don't they taste good when cooked.

The best ones I've ever tasted was Yates an` Grears from Leigh
I used to make them at that firm they had a special recipe and when we went in to work in the morning all the seasoning and other Items were ready for you all we had to do was mix it up put in he machine and away we went. you can (I think)get them from a stall on Wigan market.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
local food great better than supermarket ,

Posted by: veteran (1602)  Report abuse

Pork sausages from Aldi someone said they are like eating cardboard well I can second that the wife said she doesn't want any more. no taste what so ever.

Posted by: kayleigh (1161) Report abuse
maidens in hindley make welsh dragon and they are tasty.

Everything on a pig except the squeel can be eaten.

Posted by: Campfire (582)   Report abuse
Pigs trotters - how I remember them after a few pints, forget your kebab houses!!!!

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
Eat Well for Less is back on in September hope its a new series not repeats.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
it is a new series,not bad either.

Posted by: jo anne (31802)   Report abuse
Last night's programme was great, Graneyjoseph. Eat Well for Less (Thur 8pm BBC1)

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4612)   Report abuse
jo anne worth watching


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