Christmas breakfast sausages
( MAKES 20-25 )
Photo by Tam West
These sausages are flavoured with Christmas spices so make a perfect breakfast on December 25. Try the spice mix in this recipe combined with other goodies to make a festive butter that's great for everything from pikelets to gingerbread.
Christmas spice mix
|1 tsp||Black peppercorns|
|1 tsp||Ground mace, or grated nutmeg|
|1 tsp||Allspice berries|
|1 piece||Cinnamon stick|
- Make a Christmas spice mix by lightly toasting black pepper, cloves, mace (or nutmeg), allspice berries and a piece of cinnamon bark. Blitz in a spice mill until finely ground (or use a mortar and pestle). Store in an airtight container.
- Chop dates and cranberries, cover with a pour of gin and leave to soften.
- Finely chop fresh pork fat (or pork belly) then blitz in food processor until finely ground and paste-like. Add to a bowl with turkey mince, sea salt flakes, orange zest, grated ginger and 1 tsp Christmas spice. Mix all together well, chill and turn into breakfast patties, or fill sausage casings.