www.denhay.co.uk, Richard Woodall's Waberthwaite Cumberland. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. It comes in the distinctive coil that is characteristic of the Cumberland, as is its high meat content (95 per cent). I first started eating Musks sausages when I was about 8 or 9 years old and I’m sure that they have helped my love of sausages to grow. try again, the name must be unique, Please The Beeston Banger sounds interesting. The very innovate and excellent people at The Somerset Sausage Company have an excellent range of sausages on offer. Their name kept coming up as an example of a sausage maker who was innovating and trying new things. I could see immediately why people travel from miles around to stock up on this particular variety (although the rest of their range is also popular). To buy: $4 for 6 sausages, at supermarkets. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Most sausages contain sodium metabisulphite - E223 (or similar). real-world solutions, and more. If you would like to suggest some of your top sausages please comment using the form below. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Check out the fat and saturates content of sausages. Enter your email to follow new comments on this article. Please I recently reviewed them for this website: “Putting Christmas pudding into a sausage turned out to be a stroke of genius”. They'd be good with bubble and squeak. Pork and cheese might sound like an iffy combination, but these award-winning, smooth sausages from Tesco are surprisingly seductive. Thanks Roger, I will ask the boss – our second child is due to appear in the next few weeks so we might be tied up! The sweetness of the marmalade which could have been too much with the pork was balanced with some black pepper. with a sausage, and it'll give you an idea of what this satisfyingly savoury beef sausage tastes like. Stockists: 01229 717237; mail order: To single one out is difficult but I am going to go for Pork and Marmalade. I got the chance to try Steve’s original pork sausages at the Champion of Champions sausage competition in London last year. One lady had ordered 70! The results are excellent. His daughter described the last moments she spent with him in hospital after doctors said there was nothing more they could do, Mum called daughter to say she couldn't breathe but died before she could get there, Ann-Marie Brett, 52, passed away in Diana, Princess of Wales hospital, after suffering a cardiac arrest at her home in Grimsby, an inquest heard. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. This is partly why the overall salt content is so much lower than others (even though the white stuff itself is actually the second main ingredient). I could have happily provided 80-100! try again, the name must be unique, Show{{#moreThan3_total}} {{value_total}} {{/moreThan3_total}} comments, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful Look out for him at the Nantwich Food Festival when he always has something special happening for his visitors. His sausages are amazing and his experimentation most welcome in the World of sausages. This one is not for the faint hearted but an absolutely fantastic flavour like the rest of their range. The Essex Pig Company's Cambridge sausage. I couldn’t really have a list of my top twenty without a mention of Tavern Tasty Meats! It's a whopper - coarsely ground, intensely meaty, just begging to be buried in a cassoulet. Ian is a rock of the sausage World constantly producing products of very high quality and selling them online allowing a little piece of Lincolnshire to be available to anyone in the UK. Uncle Henry’s Farm Shop at Grayingham was set up as an outlet for Steve and Meryl Ward’s prime pork produce and has developed into one of the area’s premier places for local produce. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies How it compares: Just squeezes in as the "healthiest" sausage with the most pork, least calories, lowest salt content and similar amounts of fat and saturates to other healthy eating ranges. The sausages are 85 per cent pork, and contain no flavour enhancers or GM ingredients. Recently the farm shop has been extended and now includes a cheese counter along with the vegetables and butchery. to your comment. The quality of ingredients used by The Fruit Pig Company really is up there at the top. I readily agreed to write about my top twenty sausages not realising how hard it would be to narrow down seventy to eighty favourites to twenty. This is a well balanced and flavoured sausage with a moderation of spices and the mustard adds a warmth to it without overpowering the rare breed pork. Hannah (Gareth’s wife) and Tony make up the trio who make the shop tick. A notable new recipe is pork and ale. Not too many additives either. More recently he has expanded the shop into the unit next door to diversify his delicatessen range. Equally good cooked on the grill, with grilled peppers and onions, as they are tossed with pasta. I was lucky enough to try a polish sausage from Mettrick & Son which was morish and meaty and a must for my top 20. Not only is he a butcher but he is also an artist and I think that comes out not only in how he lays out his shop but also in how he prepares his meat. Don’t know if you are free this Saturday 14th August as we are having a free BBQ at the Swafield shop from 10 till 12 noon and would be really pleased to see you. It would be good served Italian-style with a tomato sauce, or with swede and carrot mash and lashings of onion gravy. On the downside though, little of your 2p is going on meat, most of this Asda sausage consists of water and rusk. More recently a pork and Aspall Cyder sausage has joined their already wonderful range. I've also tried the Essex Pork and the Ipswich Blue, which are terrific, too. How it compares: Easily half the calories of some premium brands but with a reasonably good amount of meat. Newest first, -1) ? Expensive for the overall quality. They use the finest grass-fed free range rare breed pigs in their sausage range. This list is not written in order of preference, just in the order that they appeared when I went through my list of over 1300 UK recommended butchers. How it compares: Claims to be made from the best products but water is the second main ingredient and they contain 10 per cent pork fat, flavourings, guar gum and a colouring in addition to the usual additives you'd find. Of particular note (but sample their whole range if you get chance) is the cracked black pepper pork sausages which are perfectly flavoured and succulent. It's hard to single out one sausage from The Ginger Pig's outstanding range, which is based on its own Gloucester Old Spot, Berkshire and Tamworth pigs. Also a good price for a healthy eating product. Waitrose branches (01344 424680; Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when I ate mine with great chips but I’ve just noticed a recipe on their website for masala mashed potatoes which might just be the perfect accompaniment next time.