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Dec 28, 2009 01:18 PM

Andouille Sausage East of Scarborough??

Anyone have a secret place for Andouille sausage? I know of the St Lawrence places...wanted something closer to Durham. Any help would be appreciated. Thx

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  1. Try giving Alan's Butcher Shop in Whitby a call.. they specialize in house made sausages... I am a fan of their Sundried Tomato Sausages, Bangers, and Lamb Merguez... don't know if they carry Andouille or not.

    Also, the last time I was there they had cute little mini Haggis - for those who want to try it but don't want to commit to a big one! Thought that was a brilliant idea!

    They also carry a lot of imported products from England.

    Their phone number is (905) 430-6328

    Alans Butcher Shop
    122 Athol St, Whitby, ON L1N, CA

    6 Replies
    1. re: LovelyAsia

      Thanks....Called Alan's and I guess they make it, just not at this time of year. Will try them again another time. Thanks for the response.

      1. re: Torontotonto

        A good stop gap is something like Kobassa or village sausage. Garlicky and smokey. I usually add some cajun seasoning when frying.


        1. re: Davwud

          Thanks. I should have tried that. Got some "authentic andouille" from a well known local butcher and it was awful. Way too much liquidsmoke when they should have dry smoked the sausageinstead. Ruined the Cajun dish I made.

          1. re: Torontotonto

            Did you sample it before purchase or use?? I always try to taste something unknown before putting it in a dish.


            1. re: Davwud

              I did not because it was not first mistake.I grabbed it quickly,,,, and ran off.

    2. If you are ever near a starskys grocery store try the wood smoked sausage from the deli it has a really nice smokey taste that imparts well into cooked dishes like stews. try a sample at the deli and see what you think.