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Andouille / Cajn Sausage in UK?

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claireh Apr 5, 2008 11:36 AM

Having lived in Texas for a few years as well as spending some time in Nawlins, I got pretty addicted to red beans and rice, gumbo, jambalaya, etc, and trying to create these back in the UK has been hampered by the lack of decent Cajun sausage.

I have made some decent attempts with good kielbasa, which, thanks to plenty of Polish immigrants around here, is plentiful and good in supply, but it is lacking something.

Has anyone had any luck in finding good andouille or similar over here - on the Internet for preference? I live in Gloucestershire but am willing to travel to London if necessary.
Thanks ...

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    Harters Apr 5, 2008 01:30 PM

    I'd be uncertain about the authenticity but I've eaten andouille on a trip to the States. Matteson's smoked garlic sausage (readily available in supermarkets) seems a fair representation of what I was served, at least in taste (probably not as chunky in texture)

    1. greedygirl Apr 5, 2008 02:05 PM

      I don't think I've ever had andouille, but I looked it up on wikipedia, and I thought that chorizo might make a good substitute. (The semi-dried cooking version, not the slicing kind.)

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