Journalist and writer Carol Thatcher is a banger lover
and proud of it and is spearheading this year's British
As part of the week from October 30 to November 5, she
will be searching for Britain's supreme sausage sarnie.
British Sausage Week is in its ninth year and is firmly
embedded in popular culture. It is organised by the British
Sausage Appreciation Society to celebrate the diversity
of the great British banger.
In the search for the Supreme Sausage Sarnie, amateur
cooks will be pitted against professionals, mums against
farmers, chefs against butchers, city against city and
region against region. Anyone can enter themselves or nominate
their favourite sausage sandwich recipe.
Carol said: "I adore sausages -they are so versatile.
I'm always making sausage sarnies for a quick pick me up
with a dollop of Ketchup and a hint of Tabasco."
Britain is a nation of sausage lovers, with last year's
sales of sausages now standing at more than £500m
and the humble banger has been voted the country's favourite
Support for British Sausage Week continues to grow every
year, with thousands of people getting involved in activities
across the UK.
Independent butchers across the country will be running
events and creating mouth-watering new sausages for customers
to sample. Charity events and promotions in aid of Cystic
Fibrosis will also take place.
For further information on sausage statistics, recipes,
contact the British Sausage Appreciation Society on 0207
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