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Source for French garlic sausage, South Bay

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  • DebL Jan 25, 2010 05:09 PM

I'm looking for fresh French garlic sauce in the Palo Alto/Mtn. View area or the Fremont/Union City/Newark area. I want to make cassoulet but don't know where to find the sausage.

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  1. Fabrique Delices makes Saucisson a l'ail (French garlic sausage). I've not tried it. Sold at various retailers, at the factory, or farmers markets.

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    Fabrique Delices
    1610 Delta Ct # 1, Hayward, CA

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    1. re: Melanie Wong

      He's usually at the Saturday Sunnyvale F's Mkt.

      1. re: Melanie Wong

        It's also at the Sunday MV market.

      2. Try Dittmers in Mountain View too. They list garlic sausage on their website, although I haven't had it myself. I've tried several other sausages they make and can vouch for the overall quality of their stuff.

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        1. re: Shane Greenwood

          I haven't tried the garlic sausage there either, but do remember that Dittmers is German (though they have a wide range of sausages that goes beyond that). So don't get your hopes up too high in case it's not quite authentic.

          1. re: Cicely

            They have more than German varieties. Here is their list:

            http://www.dittmers.com/sausages.htm

        2. I've been making cassoulet for many years, and any good spicy sausage will do.

          1. Draeger's in Menlo Park carries Fabrique Delices products, including both Saucisson a l'Ail and Duck Leg Confit. The sausage is $12 per pound.

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            1. re: DebL

              Happy cassoulet-making! Pls do report back on what you think of the quality.

              1. re: Melanie Wong

                Since I have nothing to compare it with, I'll be shooting blind--the last time I had cassoulet must have been 30 years ago! I remember it tasted heavenly, though.