Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Most expensive sausage: Kevin Turner breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
LONDON, UK -- Kevin Turner, from Aldershot, Hampshire, created the world's most expensive sausage — costing $57 a link; he uses a combination of Mangalitsa pork that is the same quality the Queen of England receives, $107 truffles, $385 Stilton cheese and a 1947 vintage port that goes for $693 a bottle , according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: Kevin Turner, from Aldershot, Hampshire, created the £37 sausage, which includes Mangalitsa pork, truffles, Stilton cheese, powdered cep mushrooms and vintage 1947 port, to mark British Sausage Week from November 2-8. Photo: PA
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The Guinness World Records' record for the longest smoked sausage measured 482.04 m (1,581 ft 5 in) and was made by Steffen Erb, Peter Häfele, Chris Obenland and Sebastian Winterhalter (all Germany) in Ilsfeld-Auenstein, Germany, on 6 May 2011. The suasage was a "Wiener/Saiten Sausage"
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most varieties of sausage commercially available; it is held by Chris Fenwick of Fenwicks Sausage and Meat Emporium, Lincolnshire, UK who currently sells 83 different varieties.
Kevin Turner, from Aldershot, Hampshire, created the £37 sausage, which includes Mangalitsa pork, truffles, Stilton cheese, powdered cep mushrooms and vintage 1947 port, to mark British Sausage Week.
Speaking of the sausage, which would cost £700 per kilo, he said: "The average British sausage will cost you 35 pence each. These will be more than 100 times more expensive at £37 per sausage.
"The single bottle of port is £450, the Stilton was £250, the pork works out at £25 per kilo, the truffles at £70 and the cep mushrooms at about £50."
He described it as a "posh banger" which might appeal to "those sausage connoisseurs with a more discerning taste".
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