Salchichas de Cerdo

Pork Sausages

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 KG

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

  • About

The Latin root of the Spanish word for sausage (salchicha), is the key to the importance that these little tubes of rich, spicy meat have always held for Spanish people. The root sal comes from salus, which means salted. Sausages were traditionally made by families at the end of autumn when a pig was slaughtered, cut up (fat and all), mixed with salt and spices and stuffed into its own intestines, then hung from the rafters and dried. The salt in those sausages — a thir