Food of the Gods ?

Nigel Rantor wiggly at
Wed Aug 13 12:19:24 BST 2008

James Laver wrote:
> On 13/8/08 11:58, "Denny" < at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 11:39 +0100, Adam Bernard wrote:
>>> No edible vegetarian sausage skins to be found, pretty much - all one
>>> can do is extrude the sausages from some very cohesive stuff and then
>>> coat them with some kind of afterwards.
>>                              ^ bacon
>> ;)
> Back oop north, we have a dish called 'Pigs in Blankets'. It's a masterpiece
> of engineering, in fact. We wrap sausages in bacon and then roast them.

This is not a northern only thing. In fact, it's quite common. And 
delicious if done correctly.

> At Christmas my mother used to cook around 8 different varieties (varying
> the sausage and bacon used). She also once did prunes in blankets. These
> went down less well, after all, they were missing the sausage.

Yeah, but it's a great way of making sure the meat eventually resurfaces...

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