Whether it's a bratwurst, hot dog or frankfurter, sausages can play a vital role in pub food because they can cover a multitude of meals throughout the day.
The ultimate party food, sausage rolls are a hit with young and old customers as a light snack or a lunchtime treat.
Bangers and mash
A traditional meal with some great-quality sausages and fresh potatoes, served with seasonal vegetables is a great way to pull in the punters.
Recent data from The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA revealed that a full English is the nation’s favourite breakfast meal. Operators should use local sausages to tap into the growing need for provenance.
A warming sausage casserole can help to create a cosy atmosphere in the pub and gives diners a bit of comfort in the colder weather.
And for the meat-free customers
Tofu – also known as bean curd, tofu is a food made from condensed soy milk can provide a great meat alternative to the traditional banger.
Quorn serves the pub industry and has a whole host of products available for licensees including Sausage Patties to add to a breakfast menu to offer the perfect vegetarian option.
Operators could also offer cheese and onion ‘sausage rolls’/pasties or peppers stuffed with couscous.
Pubs have taken to social media to shout celebrate this week.
The Geese & Fountain in Croxton Kerrial, Nottinghamshire, is hailing the sausage.
Fuller’s pub, the White Buck in Burley, Hampshire, showcased its sausage finest.
Michelin-starred the Coach in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, is also getting in on the pork scene.