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Glossary Of The Different Charcuterie, Pâté & Saucisson Types

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Pâté served with toast points, sliced mango, strawberry, French sea salt and a drizzle of purple fig sauce. Photo by Kelly Cline | IST.
An Education in French Sausage: Types Of Sausages
Androuillettes, boudins, saucisse: the entire classic canon (or enough to meet anyone’s immediate needs) is available from Marcel et Henri. Many are fully-cooked, ready to heat-and-eat.

  • Andouillettes are pork chitterling sausages (these are French-style, not spicier Cajun-style)
  • Boudin Blanc is white sausage of pork, turkey breast, brandy and cream (fully cooked).
  • Boudin Noir is a Pyrénées-style pork-based blood sausage (fully cooked).
  • Saucisson à l’Ail is garlic salami.
  • Saucisse aux Fruits de Mer is a fully-cooked sausage stuffed with scallops, shrimp and pacific red snapper, flavored with vermouth.
  • Saucisse Basquaise is spicy, slightly hot Basque-style pork sausage.
  • Saucisse Béarnaise is lightly garlicky, peppery pork sausage.
Beautiful French sausages, for every taste and purpose.
  • Saucisse de Canard is duck sausage with green peppercorns.
  • Saucisse Merguez d’Agneau is spicy North African-style lamb sausage.
  • Saucisse Merguez d’Agneau et Boeuf is spicy North African-style lamb and
    beef sausage.
  • Saucisse Merguez de Boeuf is spicy North African-style beef sausage.
  • Saucisse de Toulouse is Toulouse-style pork sausage with white wine.
  • Saucisson à l’Ail aux Pistaches is fully cooked garlic salami with pistachios.

Too many choices? Remember that each retailer may only carry a dozen or fewer items, but each will carry a different selection. Whenever you see a pâté or sausage by Marcel et Henri, you can bet that it’s worth trying! Don’t wait for a special occasion: bring some home and create one.

Authentic French Pâtés and Sausages

Available at fine retailers. For a store near you, telephone Marcel et Henri.
In California: 1.800.542.4230
Outside California: 1.700.227.5426
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Last Updated  Apr 2018

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