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Even worse than the 'train sausages' above are these monstrosities. 'Pork' sausages which sit all day on these revolving heated rollers in cabinets in many convenience stores and shopping malls. Sold on a stick and dripping with grease - I've had drier soups!

 

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A disgrace to the name sausage. People refuse vaccines because they 'don't know what's in them' but willingly digest these obesity bombs!  😳

 

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1 hour ago, liuzhou said:

Even worse than the 'train sausages' above are these monstrosities. 'Pork' sausages which sit all day on these revolving heated rollers in cabinets in many convenience stores and shopping malls. Sold on a stick and dripping with grease - I've had drier soups!

 

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A disgrace to the name sausage. People refuse vaccines because they 'don't know what's in them' but willingly digest these obesity bombs!  😳

 

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Here hotdogs are heated in a similar arrangement.  When I'm hungry I've had worse.

 

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17 hours ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

 

Here hotdogs are heated in a similar arrangement.  When I'm hungry I've had worse.

 

 

Yes. Those machines are universal. The sausages may or may not be.

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These sausages were hand made by an amazing 95 year-old woman of the the Dong ethnic minority. She is illiterate and speaks only an unusual Dong dialect spoken by only around 20 similarly aged people. Her language has no written form. I can only communicate with her through her daughter who can speak her dialect, but not fluently. The daughter also speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, standard Dong, French and English (all fluently) and has a doctorate in anthropology (which she studied in French).

 

The mother is ferociously independent and still makes her own food and clothing, grows vegetables and slaughters pigs and chickens at the drop of a hat! And makes sausages. But, on rare visits to the city, refuses to use elevators or escalators - they are the work of the devil!

 

Like many of the older generations of some ethnic minorities she has a strong taboo against being photographed, so no picture. Sorry.

 

The sausages are pork with glutinous rice and are quite spicy.

 

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These are fun.

Most (around 440,000) of the Gelao ethnic minority (仡佬族 - gē lǎo zú) live in Guizhou Province to the north-west of here. There are also approximately 3,000 in Vietnam. They do  have their own language, unrelated to Chinese, but very few (<1,000) still speak it today.

 

They eat some of the spiciest food in China, including these tiny sausages.

 

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7cm / 3¾" long, they come pre-cooked, so ready-to-eat. Ferociously spicy yet still almost salami-like in flavour. These are a favourite beer food!

 

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Another horror story is these.

 

If you agree that fish and cheese make a diabolical pairing, then look away. In fact, even if you disagreee, it might be best to look away, anyway.

 

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The two in the centre are labelled as 'Fish and Cheese Sausages". The fish is line-caught surimi from unpolluted crystal clear waters in a secret exotic location, The cheese is well-matured, artisan, industrial paste. They are marketed at children and idiots.

The other two wrapped in the yellowish condoms are just the fish. In fact both sausages are the same color - a delicately subtle shade of vacuity. The  slightly smaller one is the fish and cheese.

 

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Avoid the smooth ones, try the gnarly, is the message I'm taking home. I will keep an eye out next time I'm in Asiana!

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These things are industrially made, but surprisingly good for that genre. Hot smoked garlic sausage. Good for just munching on or chopping up and adding to fried rice. It's 28cm / 11 inches long.

 

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