Sam’s Butchery in Silverdale has been introduced because the Supreme Winner within the 2023 Nice New Zealand Sausage Competitors.
‘Lamb Delight’ was the profitable sausage introduced at a particular Sausage Mixer Awards, the place butchers from throughout the nation gathered to seek out out who had snagged the highest spot.
Sam Nadason, proprietor of Sam’s Butchery in Silverdale says he thinks the key to his profitable entry is “taking the time to get the fundamentals proper, concentrating on perfecting the flavours and years of expertise.”
This 12 months, the competitors broke all earlier data with an astounding 646 entries, representing the craftsmanship of 116 producers throughout the 14 sausage classes. Included within the line-up was a mince class for burger patties and meatballs. These two classes turned out 12 medals for burger patties and three medals for meatballs.
Hellers took out Gold for his or her London Delight sausages and PAK’nSAVE Wairau Park additionally scored Gold for his or her Boerewors. Foodstuffs acquired a Silver medal for his or her Pam’s Pork Sausage; New World Remuera scored Silver for a Beef, Truffle and Parmesan Sausage, whereas New World Te Rapa scored Gold for his or her Pure Pork Sausage.
Competitors choose, Kathy Paterson mentioned there was fairly a buzz across the judging desk this 12 months with some progressive flavour combos, however it was a pure lamb sausage that took out the highest spot.
“It may be fairly difficult making a single meat sausage, however this was an extremely well-made sausage with an excellent steadiness of meat and fats,” mentioned Kathy. “The flavour of the lamb actually shone by way of with only a trace of mint so as to add freshness – it was sensational.”
Fellow choose and butcher, Brian Everton mentioned from a technical standpoint it was the proper ‘grind’ or texture that made it so good.
“Utilizing a premium lamb product would have been key in creating this stand out sausage.”
A full geographical checklist of the medal-winning sausages is on the market here.