Incredibly, unapologetically meaty, the sausages we’ve used to prepare this dish are hand-made by expert butchers. And, although the craftsmanship and method that goes into making these sausages is a closely-guarded secret, what the butchers will tell us is that a great sausage demands just the right amount of fat and freshest of ingredients. As it happens, this same thinking happens to be shared by Carmelo, our head chef, and his team, particularly in their preparation of Sardinia’s most famous culinary invention: sausage ragù alla Campidanese.
Indeed, in Sardinia, an Italian island of the Mediterranean, you can ask any passerby - albeit in Sardu, the local language - what the secret to the island’s special ragù is. Invariably, should you understand the vernacular, they will tell you that the perfect ragù alla Campidanese (named after the island’s Campidano region) relies not on elaborate preparation but the use of as few ingredients as possible. Each, however, must be exquisite. And it’s this stripped-back list of ingredients that makes this dish so special.
Whilst the secrets of our butchers' iconic salsiccia will remain so, we can reveal that we cook the sausage meat with a simple combination of the very best tomatoes, fennel seeds, onion and seasoning. And that’s it. But don’t let the simplicity of its preparation belie its exceptionally meaty flavour. We serve with conchiglie (shells), which invite every last morsel of sausage meat ragù to come within; to nestle warmly until that moment your fork should descend.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Durum WHEAT Semola, WHEAT Flour, EGG, Rice Flour
Tomatoes, Pork Sausage (Pork (Origin: UK), Salt, White Wine (SULPHITES)) (27%), Water, Onion, Carrots, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salt, Garlic, Sugar, Fennel Seeds, Chicken Stock (contains CELERY Seeds), Black Pepper
MILK, Salt, Rennet (Microbial Coagulant), EGG Lysozyme
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Calories per serving: 789kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 949kJ
- Calories 227kcal
- Fat 7.6g
- Of which saturates 2.8g
- Carbohydrates 30.9g
- Of which sugars 3.5g
- Protein 8.5g
- Salt 0.8g