Tesco Finest -
Sun Dried Tomato & Pesto
Ok an impulse
buy. I saw the "New" on the packaging and
just couldn't resist! Tempted by the Tesco
Finest "Thai Inspired" sausages too, but
that's another day...
Now the packing claims a "full of flavour"
and "a warmth of sweet beechwood - smoked
red peppers and a hint of garlic basil
pesto", so yes or no then? Well if the truth
be known these were a little disappointing
flavour-wise as I was expecting a bit more
garlic, a bit more smoke, and certainly more
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese laden pesto than
we actually tasted, but let's not dis these
sausages completely as the 80% meat was very
The natural skins too were good and held the
contents well in place. There was a very
acceptable bite & chew, and the smooth to
medium succulent texture was pleasing also.
The colouring when cooked looked very
interesting although there was bit of
noticeable weight loss.
An OK sausage, there we have it, that we'd
probably buy again for a family barbeque
spread as the flavours were not strong, and
grandma would certainly like these.
Tesco Finest - Smoked Bacon & Maple
Here's the sample details:
105x28mm before cooking, 93x30mm
66g before cooking, 56g after.
That's a shrinkage of 4% & weight
loss of approx 15%.
6 sausages in a 400g pack £3.39