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Sep 8, 2008 03:43 PM

best italian pork sausages in toronto?

Anyone know, especially with fennell.

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  1. I've tried from many sources, including St. Lawrence Market, both Loblaws and Dominion meat counters and still go back to my tried and true: Cheese Boutique.
    The mild is expecially great from the fennel seasoning aspect.

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    1. re: sylvrgirl

      I had the spicy and agree they were great. Not cheap but worth the money for a treat. You'd want to feature these. Not hide them.
      My everyday Italian is from Costco. The spicy is fantastic and not expensive. Perfect when you put them in a sauce or lasagna or something like that.


    2. I'm sure there are plenty of good ones, but the ones I really enjoy are from Jerry's Supermarket on Danforth between Greenwood and Coxwell. You can actually see chunks of meat in them, rather than ground up stuff.

      1. This is something that I have been searching for ever since Porco Bros closed on College. The best I have found is at Longo's, they have both a sweet fennel and a hot fennel. But what I liked about Porco's sausage is that they hang it to dry longer then any others which resulted in a much firmer sausage. I have yet to find another quite like it

        1. The Italian sausage at Fresh From the Farm is amazing. It's very lean, very meaty and firm. The seasonings are mild, but the overall flavour is great -- very porky.

          1. Vincenzo's supermarket on Danforth between main and woodbine, north side of of the street, has good medium heat sausage. That is one I use for spagetti.

            Pasquale Brothers in Etobicoke (there are a few threads mentioning this store) have mild and HOT.

            Both do sell out of sausage at times.

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            1. re: smr714

              Pasquale Brothers has for decades made absolutely excellent Italian Sausage. I have been a fan and buyer from since they were on King Street near Church.